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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 (bg)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13

[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 (bg)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:04

[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

[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

[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

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

[Bulgaria] Dealers organised cigarette lobby

Sofia. Small and medium-sized dealers of tobacco products united in an association for the first time to defend their rights and interests on a national and EU level, the Chairperson of the newly-formed Bulgarian Association of Tobacco Products Dealers
Focus English News (bg)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:27

1 Tonne Contraband Tobacco Nabbed in Bulgaria

Police in second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv have uncovered and seized a hoard of close to one tonne of contraband tobacco. The tobacco was found stored in a large bag on premises of a 45-year-old male Plovdiv resident with a previous criminal recor (bg)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:44

Bulgarian Health Min Firm on Not Lifting Smoking Ban

The full ban on smoking in public places in Bulgaria ought not to be lifted, stated Bulgarian Minister of Health Tanya Andreeva. Speaking in an interview for Darik Radio Saturday, Andreeva confirmed her position, voiced earlier this week. (bg)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:42

Bulgarian Govt Backtracks on Lifting Full Smoking Ban

Andreeva has told the Sega daily that Socialist MPs have made up their minds about revoking the ban. “I believe their stances have changed,” Andreeva said. She told the newspaper that she convinced the lawmakers that lifting the ban would be “unwise.” (bg)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:17
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