All posts tagged smoking

February 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Health is considering adopting proposals from anti-smoking NGOs for considerably tougher penalties for breaches of the ban on smoking in indoor public spaces such as restaurants and […]

Anti-tobacco group: Economic damage to Bulgaria from smoking equals 10% of GDP

October 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The damage to Bulgaria’s economy from people smoking is equivalent to 10 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, the “For ...

One in four employees is a passive smoker in Europe, Greece worst in Europe

September 15, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

According to a new study led by Philip Philippides, PhD, of the Imperial College London, which was presented at the ERS International Congress 2017 in ...

Bulgaria wants to ban smoking of hookahs by under-18s

August 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is moving towards banning the smoking of hookahs by under-18s, amid media reports that the practice is a craze among the country’s teen ...

  • Bulgaria joins in World No-Tobacco Day 2016
    May 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    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 35 per cent of Bulgarians aged over […]