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 […]
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 ...
The District Court in the Bulgarian city of Rousse has upheld a 3000 leva (about 1500 euro) fine imposed on the owner of a restaurant for repeated bre ...
A European Union directive intended to discourage smoking, especially among young people, is to come into force in May 2014 and the 28 EU countries wi ...
Bulgaria’s June 2012 full ban on smoking in public places such as restaurants and bars remains in place after Parliament voted on December 12 2013 to reject two amendment bills […]
A question mark hangs over the bid to backtrack Bulgaria’s full ban on smoking in enclosed public places such as restaurants and bars. The full ban came into effect in […]
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: […]
A group of Bulgarian Socialist Party MPs have tabled legislation that would withdraw the full ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces such as restaurants and bars and replace it […]
Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), presented Prime Minister Viktor Orbán with the World No Tobacco Day 2013 award this week in recognition of the Hungarian government’s […]
Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has pledged that if Parliament approves a backtrack on the ban on smoking in enclosed public places such as restaurants and bars, he will veto the […]