All posts tagged smoking

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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 15 and 18 […]

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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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Smoking declines in EU, Greeks and Bulgarians top tobacco consumption

May 29, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

While smoking has declined across Europe, including among young people, the highest rates of smoking continue to be in Greece and Bulgaria, a Eurobaro ...

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Bulgaria to change law to make indoor smoking ban more effective – Health Minister

February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 ...

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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 […]