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Investigations find widespread violations of Bulgaria's smoking ban

Six months after the introduction by Bulgaria of a full ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces such as restaurants and bars, and a few weeks after failed attempts to reverse the law, investigations by two television stations have found widespread breac
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:02

Four men sustain burns while trying to light a cigarette in Bulgaria's Petrich

The four men are kukeri – people dressed in special costumes who perform the ritual of scaring away evil spirits. While one of them was trying to light a cigarette, his costume caught fire. The other three tried to help him
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:00

Measures against cigarette smuggling in Bulgaria yield results

The measures Bulgaria has taken to fight cigarette smuggling are yielding results, according to the national Customs Agency. A total of 80 million contraband cigarettes have been seized since the beginning of this year, the Sofia-based agency told SETim
Southeast European Times
added Dec 29, 2012 11:59

Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Association: New Govt Will Lift Smoking Ban

Blagoy Ragin, Chair of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (BHRA), has said that the full indoor smoking ban will be lifted in six months, once a new government assumes office. On Tuesday, MPs from the Parliamentary Economic Committee rejecte (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:55

Bulgarian Parliament's economy committee rejects move to ease total smoking ban

An attempt to backtrack on Bulgaria’s total ban on smoking in enclosed spaces in restaurants, bars and other public places has failed in Parliament’s committee on the economy, a few days after a similar attempt was defeated in the health committee.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:45
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Bulgaria's Economy Minister supports 'flexibility' on smoking ban

Bulgarian Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister Delyan Dobrev says that his ministry supports “flexibility” on the ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces. Speaking ahead of a December 18 2012 meeting of Parliament’s committee on the economy,
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:44

Full Smoking Ban Survives in Bulgaria, PM to Stay in Power

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Economic Committee has rejected amendments that would have lifted the country's full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces. (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:41

Bulgarian Parliamentary Committee to Vote on Smoking Ban Amendments

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Economic Committee will vote Tuesday at a closed-doors session on the abolition of the full indoor smoking ban. Photo by Sofia Photo Agency (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 02:48

Bulgarian MP Still Desperate to Lift Full Smoking Ban

Evgeni Stoev, MP from Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB, has no intention of withdrawing his proposal to lift the country's full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces. Stoev has reiterated his stance despite the fact that GERB leader and Prime Minis (bg)
added Dec 17, 2012 15:24

[Bulgaria] Low Turnout at Sofia Non-Smokers Rally

Low turnout has been reported at the non-smokers rally in Bulgaria's capital Sofia in protest against the proposed easing of the full ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, enforced as of June 1. (bg)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:03
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