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Tobacco-Addicted Bulgarians Ready to Unite in Party

Bulgarians, who are firmly against the ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, enforced as of June 1 last year, are bracing up to form a party to defend their rights. The initiative has been spearheaded by popular movie stars Andrey Slabakov and D (bg)
added Jan 18, 2013 13:51

Bulgarian Tobacco Producers Reported 30% Smaller Harvest in 2012

Tsvetan Filev, Chair of the National Tobacco Growers Association, has said that the 2012 tobacco harvest in Bulgaria was 30% smaller due to the drought. Photo (bg)
added Jan 17, 2013 14:58

Bulgarian police find nearly 1 million cigarettes without excise stamps

At about 10:00 a.m. local time the police checked a Mercedes vehicle driven by the 44-year-old M.L. The crime-busters found the contraband behind boxes of light fixtures. They seized 990,000 cigarettes without excise stamps. M.L. has a criminal record of
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:27

[Europe] Bulgarian expert: EC requirements for tobacco production to boost smuggling

“Hostility towards the tobacco sector will not conceal the important economic, juridical and social problems, which are set with the proposal of the European Commission (EC) about changes in the Tobacco Products Directive,” Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:20

[Belarus, Bulgaria] Latvian customs seize 260,000 pieces of illicit cigarettes

A total of 22 cardboard boxes full of cigarettes were found during a customs check on a train at the Indra checkpoint. The illegal tobacco products were hidden under a shipment of coal. Authorities found and confiscated 220,000 pieces of cigarettes.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 8, 2013 18:29

Bulgarian Righists to Organize Smoking Referendum

Minor Bulgarian rightist Union of Democratic Forces party has announced it will start a petition for a nationwide referendum on the recently imposed full smoking ban in the country. (bg)
added Jan 8, 2013 11:17

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
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