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May 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has the second-highest percentage of smokers in the European Union, 36 per cent, while the average Bulgarian smoker puffs away just less than 16 cigarettes a day. Bulgaria is […]

One in three Bulgarians smokes – the highest rate in the European Union

December 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Close to 35 per cent of Bulgarians smoke, the highest rate in the European Union – higher than in Greece, formerly the EU’s heaviest-smoki ...

Spain busts Bulgarian-run factories producing illegal cigarettes worth millions of euro

July 11, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Law enforcement authorities in Madrid and Sofia have unveiled details of a bust some days ago in which 22 people, 20 Bulgarian and two Spanish citizen ...

Bulgaria joins in World No-Tobacco Day 2016

May 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Health Ministry has organised a number of events countrywide as part of May 31, World No-Tobacco Day. EU statistics show that about 3 ...

  • Romania bans indoor smoking
    December 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania has just ceased being a paradise for smokers. The permissive legislation that allowed smoking in many public spaces was amended on December 15. The upper body of the Romanian […]

  • Bulgarian MPs approve 2016 cigarette price hike
    November 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament approved on November 12 a bill of amendments to the excise and tax warehouse law, increasing the excise duties on cigarettes over a period of two years, starting […]