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Commenting article: Bulgarian Health Minister, MPs Clash over Full Smoking Ban

Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova and some lawmakers from her centrist-right GERB party appear to have clashed over the potential lifting of the country's full smoking ban in closed public spaces.

While Atanasova remains firm in her stance that the full smoking ban should not be lifted under any circumstances, MPs have argued in favor of reinstating the segregated smoking areas in establishments, according to local media.

Bulgaria's Parliament will discuss on Thursday the possibility of lifting the full smoking ban in closed public spaces.

MysteryHP - 11 Dec 2012 // 17:53:06

how many times must we say, the all of the western world has such a ban on smoking. Put simply, smoke is something smokers can enjoy on their own, without blowing it the face of others. Segregated smoking division never worked, no country follows that model, everywhere smoking is banned. It would be sad to see if bulgarian mutri can have the power to lift this sensible ban.

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