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[Turkey] Turkish gov’t mulls standardizing cigarette packaging to discourage smoking

The government is considering measures to replace the current cigarette packages with “uniform” packaging to discourage smoking, Health Minister Ahmet Demircan said on Feb. 9. Demircan did not elaborate but said that details of the planned measures woul
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:15
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[Turkey] $154.1B went up in ‘smoke’ over past decade due to Turkish tobacco addiction, data show

Over 1 trillion cigarettes... Spending on cigarette consumption in the country rose in the years between 2008 and 2017, sources at Turkey's Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ministry told Anadolu Agency on Thursday, ahead of Feb. 9 World Cigarette Boycott
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:03
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ESEN: Turkey's tobacco control policies as a world leader

Turkey is one of 15 countries worldwide with a heavy burden of tobacco-related health problems....Turkey was once a heaven for smokers....But this has changed dramatically. For more than a decade, the government has aimed to strengthen the country's capac
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:16
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Smoking prevalence among elementary school-age children in Sirnak province in Turkey

smoking prevalence can be high and nicotine addiction can be common among elementary school-aged children (age interval: 6-14 years) in Sirnak in Turkey, in addition to demonstrating that these children can easily access tobacco without experiencing any d
Allied Academies (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 22:33
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Young adult smokers’ perceptions of plain packs, numbered packs and pack inserts in Turkey: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That bevelled-edged plain packs were perceived more positively than straight-edged plain packs is relevant to countries planning to introduce plain packaging. The study provides a first insight into smokers’ perceptions of a ban on brand names, which was
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:33
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Turkey withdraws plans to loosen tobacco control laws

Minister of Finance Naci Ağbal stated that plans to allow the importation and production of heat-not-burn tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in Turkey were withdrawn. He confirmed that these products would not be sold or prod
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:24
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Turkey sees 'village uprising' as rural areas hit hard by liberal economic policies

Meanwhile, in the tobacco sector, heavy prison sentences and fines introduced against tobacco growers were the source of more fury. Tobacco growers protested new regulations introduced by parliament restricting how, where and when Turks can produce tobac
Al-Monitor
added Oct 24, 2017 04:59
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[Turkey] Police raid ‘vape party’ in Istanbul, fine over 800 guests

detaining three organizers and handing administrative fines to all attendees for “smoking indoors,” which is officially banned in Turkey. After invitations for the “unlimited vape party” were posted on Facebook, police took the location on İstiklal Avenu
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:31
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[Asia] The prevalence of illicit cigarette consumption and related factors in Turkey

Just over 1 in 10 smokers (12%) had an illicit cigarette pack about 5 months after the final tax increase; this was most common in the East region of Turkey. Estimates are comparable to those in previous studies and do not indicate that an increase occur
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia] Turkey to strengthen smoking ban

The Turkish Health Ministry announced that the ban may also be introduced on smoking in private cars. The Ministry also said single standards will be applied to imported tobacco products, as well as those manufactured in Turkey. “A tobacco producing co
AzerNews (az)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:35
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