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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 […]


Photographs among new health warnings on cigarette packets in EU from May 2016

October 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

New combined health warnings on packages of tobacco products, in particular cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco, that will be in use across the Europ ...

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World No-Tobacco Day: The Bulgarian smoker, in profile

May 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 1 ...

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World No-Tobacco Day: 1.6M leva in fines since start of smoking ban – Bulgarian Health Ministry

May 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 ...

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    Bulgaria set to increase cigarette excise duties in 2016
    November 11, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    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 […]