Minister of Defence Dimitar Stoyanov issued an order prohibiting servicemen from using alcohol and drugs while on duty , "including during classes, drills, exercises, missions and operations". If found in non-compliance, offenders will be removed from..
One more serious traffic accident involving alcohol and drug use by the driver occurred in Sofia last night. The 19-year old driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a lamp post near Armeets Arena in the capital city. Several persons were..
Bulgaria’s Finance Minister has issued an order by force of which new excise stamps for bottled alcoholic beverages come into effect as of 1 April, 2022. The new excise stamps were supposed to have been introduced on 1 January, 2022 but after..
A century ago Bulgarians used to relax sipping their Turkish-style coffee with lots of sugar, eating Turkish delight or baklava as they engaged in talks. Discussing politics, they were shrouded in tobacco smoke holding a glass of absinthe in hand...
Bulgarian adolescents occupy the first places in terms of smoking, alcohol and cannabis use and second place in terms of early sexual life. The alarming data was recently published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its report "Spotlight..
The European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) has launched an operation against driving under the influence. The operation will continue until 17 December in Bulgaria and all countries members of TISPOL. Driving under the influence of alcohol..
Bulgaria is top of the list in Europe in cigarette consumption among 16-year olds, according to data of the National Public Health Centre, whereas in Europe there is an overall decline in smoking and alcohol consumption among teenagers. A joint..