In Bulgaria, the average smoker is most likely to be a man, aged 25 to 39, smoking boxed cigarettes daily, who started somewhere between the ages of 15 and 18 […]
A total of more than 1.62 million leva (about 828 000 euro) in fines has been issued since Bulgaria’s ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces s ...
While smoking has declined across Europe, including among young people, the highest rates of smoking continue to be in Greece and Bulgaria, a Eurobaro ...
Bulgaria’s Health Ministry has no intention of easing the ban on smoking indoors in public places, nor of widening anti-smoking laws, but is wor ...
Sofia’s health inspectorate has begun a campaign of checks of breaches of Bulgaria’s law against smoking in indoors public places after an increase in the number of complaints. In June […]
Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved the timeline for increasing excise duties on cigarettes to meet minimum EU thresholds, with the first hike scheduled for January 1 2016, the government’s media service said […]
About 281 300 leva were collected in six months from fines for breaking Bulgaria’s ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces such as restaurants and bars, according the Ministry of […]
The District Court in the Bulgarian city of Rousse has upheld a 3000 leva (about 1500 euro) fine imposed on the owner of a restaurant for repeated breaches of the […]
A European Union directive intended to discourage smoking, especially among young people, is to come into force in May 2014 and the 28 EU countries will have two years to […]
Bulgaria’s June 2012 full ban on smoking in public places such as restaurants and bars remains in place after Parliament voted on December 12 2013 to reject two amendment bills […]