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 citizens, were arrested in connection […]
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 ...
Bulgaria is ranked 22nd out of 28 European Union countries in the first “Nanny State Index”, meaning it is among the freest in the bloc wh ...
Bulgarian Parliament passed at second reading on March 24 the amendments to the Tobacco Act, which envision the introduction of graphic health warning ...
Bulgaria’s Cabinet said on December 16 that it has finalised a bill of amendments to the country’s tobacco legislation, which envisions the introduction of graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging […]
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 […]
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 […]
New combined health warnings on packages of tobacco products, in particular cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco, that will be in use across the European Union from May 2016 were approved by […]
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 such as restaurants and […]