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cigarette smoking in ashtray photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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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 working on legislative changes to make the […]

Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Sofia begins checks of breaches of smoking ban after increase in complaints

December 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia’s health inspectorate has begun a campaign of checks of breaches of Bulgaria’s law against smoking in indoors public places after an ...

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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 ...

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Bulgaria collects 281 300 leva in six months from fines for breaking smoking ban

September 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 ...


  • Miloš Zeman
    Czech president wants more people to smoke
    October 18, 2013, by The Prague Post

    While most world leaders would not dare to make such a statement, we can always count on Czech President Miloš Zeman for the straight talk. His latest words of wisdom: […]