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Bulgarian oriental tobacco producers to stage peaceful protest

Deputy Chairperson of the Tobacco Growers Association, Asen Kichukov, announced the news at the III International Forum of Oriental Tobacco Producers held in Bulgaria’s second biggest city of Plovdiv, Radio FOCUS – Plovdiv reported. The date of the protes
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added Sep 4, 2014 13:08
6 Views Some 20% of Cigarettes in Bulgaria Contraband

Every fifth cigarette in Bulgaria is illegal, according to a survey on the illicit cigarette market commissioned by world concerns. Bulgaria's budget records losses of nearly BGN 0.5B annually only due to the unpaid excise duty on tobacco products, priv (bg)
added Jul 3, 2014 04:01

Tobacco producers to sue Bulgaria over co-financing allocation

“The trial is initiated on behalf of all 1,800 tobacco producers in the country, who feel harmed. They received BGN 1 less after this year’s allocation of the national subsidies, which set different prices for the Basmi variety, which is most widely grow
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added Jun 13, 2014 11:35

Around 30% of Bulgarians are smokers

are active daily smokers, as seen in the Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic of the World Health Organisation released on the occasion of May 31 - World No Tobacco Day. According to the organisation, nearly 6 million people die from tobacco-related illn
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added Jun 2, 2014 20:59

[Bulgaria] Tobacco Growers to Stage Mass Protest This Week

They are demanding that newly imposed quotas on government subsidies depending on tobacco sorts be scrapped, as they believe the latest rules favour a certain group of growers, as CROSS news agency reports. (bg)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:11

Bulgarian tobacco producer threatens to set himself afire in front of parliament

A tobacco producer from the region of Haskovo threatened to set himself afire over problems in the tobacco purchase campaign in the region
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added Mar 25, 2014 14:16
6 Views Bulgaria's Smoking Ban Debate To Be Rekindled Again

several MPs are planning to table amendments for the liberalization of the restrictions on indoor smoking by the end of this month. Such attempts are being made every several months, only to be shot down by various committees in Parliament. The most re (bg)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:34

Russia's VTB gets bid interest for Bulgarian tobacco firm stake

A Lichtenstein-registered company has expressed an interest in buying Russian bank VTB's 79.8 percent stake in Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabak, according to Bulgaria's competition watchdog.
added Feb 13, 2014 12:18

Protesting tobacco producers promised Bulgaria govt will compensate them for lower price: mayor

“At the protest of the tobacco producers held in the village of Kochan, municipality of Satovcha, it has been promised that the Bulgarian government would compensate them, if the tobacco purchase price was lower,” Mayor of the village of Lyubcha, municipa
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added Jan 26, 2014 06:26

Bulgarian tobacco growers set part of produce afire

Bulgarian tobacco growers from the village of Ablanitsa, Hadzhidimovo Municipality, have set a part of their produce on fire this morning and did not let their children go to school. Arben Mimenov, Mayor of Satovcha Municipality and Chaiperson of the Unio
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added Jan 23, 2014 00:30
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