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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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Turkey: Turkey Tightens Rules For Manufacturing And Labelling Cigarette Papers

Turkey has tightened manufacturing rules for cigarette papers, as well as prohibited adding sugars, flavouring and colouring during production. It has also updated the minimum requirements for health warnings on packages for cigarette papers. Most notabl
Mondaq
added Jul 19, 2017 14:21
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Cigarette consumption shows gradual decrease in Turkey

Over the five-year period, the daily average consumption was over 131 million cigarettes across the country. While overall consumption has fallen, smokers are more frequently choosing imported cigarettes over local tobacco, with local production accounti
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:23
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[Egypt, Russia, Turkey] Biomarkers of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Waterpipe Tobacco Venue Employees in Istanbul, Moscow, and Cairo

Conclusions: Non-smoking employees of waterpipe tobacco venues were exposed to high levels of SHS, including measurable levels of carcinogenic biomarkers (tobacco-specific nitrosamines and PAHs).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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Inside Turkey’s Purge

On April 16, Turks will vote on a referendum that would give the president vast powers...The government’s distribution of antismoking leaflets was stopped, as if the presence of the word “No” might exert subliminal influence on voters.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 17:13
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Turkey only country to follow WHO advice on tobacco

Vice President Seylan has said Turkey's fight against tobacco is a model to the rest of the world, highlighting that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was presented with an award by the WHO due to his success in the fight against tobacco use.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:16
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[Turkey] At least 13 terrorists killed in counter-terror ops in past week

At least 13 terrorists were killed in anti-terror operations in southeastern Turkey over the past week...Security forces also confiscated over 720,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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