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[Syria, Turkey] Cycles for cigarettes: city gives bikes to children if a relative quits

Kilis, a small Turkish city on the border with Syria...To get a bike, children must meet three requirements: they must get a smoker relative to quit, maintain strong grades while improving a weak area of study, and promise to ride for an hour a day.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:36

Turkey adopts plain packaging law in fight against smoking

Starting in 2019, cigarettes and other tobacco products must be sold in uniform packages with a prominent display of health warnings and only a smaller space for the name of the brand. The logo of the tobacco company or the brand will also be absent on t
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:08

[Turkey] Erdoğan slams use of electronic cigarettes

“They have invented something bizarre called ‘electronic cigarette.’ They claim it does not contain any nicotine or very little of it. But soon people will become addicted to it,” Erdoğan said at a symposium on international drug policies and public heal
Hurriyet (tr)
added Nov 29, 2018 20:24

Turkey moots new measures in bid to curb smoking

Measures outlined in a new "Tobacco Control Strategy Document and Action Plan" prepared by 20 government ministries and agencies include raising the age at which tobacco products may be purchased to 21, increased controls over smoking in enclosed spaces,
added Aug 21, 2018 12:59

Your Next Turkey Trip Just Got Much Cheaper. Here's the Bad News

Japan Tobacco, which sells its Winston and Camel cigarettes among others in Turkey, holds about 28 percent of the tobacco market in the country, second behind Philip Morris International. Japan Tobacco said it is keeping an eye on the potential currency
Bloomberg News
added Aug 15, 2018 17:43

[USA] Turkey's doubling tariffs on U.S. products will amount to $533 mln, trade minister says

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco in retaliation for U.S. moves.
added Aug 15, 2018 17:20

World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41

Use of anti-smoking detectors expands in Turkey

The head of the Green Crescent...said the Green Detector application they developed allowed concerned citizens to notify relevant authorities about the use of cigarettes at banned locations. Şavaş Yılmaz said they viewed smoking as the most dangerous ad
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 21, 2018 14:53

Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Turkey] Did a Man Lock His Head in a Cage to Quit Smoking?

WHAT'S TRUE The rumor of a man locking his head in a cage he designed to help him quit smoking came from a genuine news report. WHAT'S FALSE The man was from Turkey, not Russia. ORIGIN A series of photographs purportedly showing
added Apr 27, 2018 00:24
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