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 when it comes to eating, […]
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 th ...
Romania has just ceased being a paradise for smokers. The permissive legislation that allowed smoking in many public spaces was amended on December 15 ...
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 […]
While smoking has declined across Europe, including among young people, the highest rates of smoking continue to be in Greece and Bulgaria, a Eurobarometer survey has found. Greece is highest […]
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 […]