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Regulations – biggest threat at tobacco producers: Antonio Abrunhosa, ITGA, for Bulgaria’s FOCUS

the regulations turn to be the biggest threat faced by tobacco producers,” said Antonio Abrunhosa, chief executive officer of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA), in an interview with FOCUS News Agency. “Some thirty years ago, tobacco p
Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 20, 2013 16:28
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Bulgaria anti-smuggling unit busts illicit cigarettes at Kulata checkpoint

a check with a mobile x-ray. The examination was followed by a thorough check, which detected that in part of the transported goods – distribution frameworks, there were hidden a total of 24,300 boxes (486,000 pieces) of cigarettes without excise stamps.
Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 20, 2013 15:43
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Bulgarian Activists Propose 'Black List' of Smoking Ban Violators

Bulgarian Association "Green Initiatives" proposes to generate a black list of all establishments that do not comply with the ban on smoking in public places. The issue of obeying the law and sanctions for violators is once again on the table as it alway
Novinite.com (bg)
added Oct 20, 2013 12:57
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Bulgarian Socialists Go Ahead with Easing Smoking Ban

Bulgaria’s Socialist Party has moved to parliament an amendment to the Health Act to ease the full ban on smoking in public places in the country. The draft amendment has been signed by nine Socialist members of parliament in a highly controversial move,
Novinite.com (bg)
added Oct 16, 2013 17:29
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Bulgarian Govt Proposes Further Amendments to Smoking Ban

The Bulgarian Socialist Party will propose an amendment to the Health Act to allow smoking in stadiums and designated areas in airports. The draft amendment has been signed by 8 Socialist deputies, reports dnevnik.bg.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13
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[Europe] Bulgarian Tobacco Traders Ask MEPs to Oppose EU Directive

Bulgarian Association of Tobacco Traders (BATT) comes up with a statement opposing some of the measures stipulated in the EC Directive, saying that they would have a detrimental impact on the tobacco sector, including on small and medium-sized companies i
Novinite.com (bg)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:04
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[Bulgaria] Socialists push for allowing smoking in bars – but not in offices

Bulgarian ruling party BSP is actively working on easing the full ban on smoking in public spaces, passed by the GERB government. The most likely scenario is that smoking will be allowed in bars, but the smoke free environment will be kept in offices.
Standart News (bg)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:31
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[Europe, Greece] Bulgarian tobacco producers present demands for tobacco sector development at Oriental Tobacco Forum

Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of the National Association of Tobacco Producers NAT-2010, said speaking before the participants at the forum, as follows: “If Bulgaria is excluded from the EU subsidies because of the late accession to the EU, then the money s
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:24
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[Europe] Bulgarian cigarette prices expected to increase by 30% due to EU tax

As a result of the new minimum excise duty rates introduced by the EU, the price of cigarettes in Bulgaria is expected to go up by 30% or BGN 1-1.20 in the next four years, Bulgarian daily 24 Hours reported.
Standart News (bg)
added Sep 8, 2013 11:48
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Bulgaria’s beleaguered government quietly backtracking on easing smoking ban

Ahead of the May 2013 parliamentary elections, Bulgaria’s socialist party promised that if it came into power, it would ease the full ban on smoking on public places – but now, deeply unpopular and the target of nationwide daily protests demanding its res
Independent Balkan News Agency (gr)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:12
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