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Bulgarian PM hints at backtrack on smoking ban but Health Minister stands firm

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has hinted that he will not oppose a backtrack being considered by his ruling party MPs that would see the indoor smoking ban eased to allow people to light up in restaurants and bars after 10pm, but Health Ministe
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Dec 10, 2012 15:42
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Bulgaria Without Tobacco Smoke association expects support to defend the smoking ban

Bulgaria Without Tobacco Smoke association expects support by the citizens to defend the ban on smoking in public places, expert with the association Dr. Masha Gavrilova said in an interview for FOCUS News Agency.
Focus English News (bg)
added Dec 10, 2012 15:23
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Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss Lifting of Smoking Ban

Bulgaria's Parliament will discuss the possibility of lifting the full smoking ban in closed public spaces, according to parliamentary health committee head Desislava Daritkova.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Dec 7, 2012 12:20
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GERB MPs: Smoking Ban Stays Full Force in Bulgaria

The full smoking ban in indoor spaces in Bulgaria would remain without any future changes, according to MPs from the ruling GERB party.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Dec 5, 2012 04:56
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Bulgaria Allows Smoking in Public After 10 PM

The total ban on smoking in public places in Bulgaria may be lifted at the first sitting of the Parliament next year, the Standart learnt. The new amendments to the Public health Act allow smoking in pubs and night clubs after 10 pm and are supported by
Standart News (bg)
added Dec 4, 2012 11:05
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Change in tobacco excise policy in Bulgaria: the role of tobacco industry lobbying and smuggling

Conclusions The TTCs continued involvement in smuggling suggests that deals in 2004, 2007 and 2010 which the European Commission has reached with TTCs to address cigarette smuggling are inadequate. The TTCs' continued access to policymakers suggests tha
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2012 03:48
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Smoking ban in public places, cigarette price hike are Bulgaria’s most remarkable decisions: Zsuzsanna Jakab

Zsuzsanna Jakab, Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe, said in an interview with FOCUS News Agency. She expresses support for the Bulgarian government’s efforts in this area, because tobacco and smoking are some of the m
Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 29, 2012 15:47
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[Europe] Tobacco firms use cigarette smuggling to their advantage in Bulgaria research finds

The team discovered internal tobacco industry documents which revealed how tobacco companies actively participated in the illegal import of their cigarettes into Bulgaria often using the duty-free trade façade as a cover. The companies also smuggled ciga
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 26, 2012 08:09
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Bulgarian Health Minister Firmly Defends Full Smoking Ban

Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has firmly denied any possibility of the full smoking ban in closed public spaces being lifted in the country.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Nov 23, 2012 11:24
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Large turnout in Bulgarian capital for protest against full smoking ban in restaurants and bars

There was a large turnout on November 22 2012 for a protest outside Parliament in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia against the law that came into effect in June against a full ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces including bars and restaurants. The
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Nov 22, 2012 15:57
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