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  • Two years after repealing its smoking ban, Bulgaria adopts revised law

    On 1 June 2012, a revised law went into effect in Bulgaria that bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces. This is a considerable achievement given that a complete smoking ban was originally passed in 2009, only to be repealed in 2010 due to tobacco industry interests within the incumbent government.

     

  • Health leaders warn that designated smoking areas threaten public health

    PRESS RELEASE 25 January 2013 - Local and international experts warned this week that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh's proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of citizens.

     

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