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Smokers in Turkey to not receive free cancer medicine

Turkey’s social security body will not fund cancer treatment medicines for patients diagnosed with lung cancer who have ever had a smoking habit, according to a new regulation that went into effect on Feb. 3. The Social Security Institution’s (SGK) new
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:48

[Turkey] AKYOL: Erdoğan, cigarettes and the nanny state

No wonder his remarks on cigarettes triggered a new campaign among secular Turks to defy the smoking ban by smoking more cigarettes everywhere. You may find this campaign stupid, as smoking is very bad for your health. But a nanny state that dictates a wa
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 13, 2016 21:31

Turkey to issue smoking ban for outdoors

Turkey will extend a smoking ban previously issued for indoor areas to outdoors, the Turkish health minister has announced, as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wages a large-scale war against the habit.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

[Turkey] Turkish president celebrates No Tobacco Day

It is important to protect the freedom of non-smokers rather than smokers themselves, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. During a reception held for World No Tobacco Day at the presidential palace in Ankara, Erdogan said that ther
Anadolu Agency
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

[Turkey, UK] Tobacco and alcohol prohibited from New Year’s baskets by Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regularity Authority

prohibits retail stores from including alcoholic beverages and tobacco products in “new year’s baskets”. The Board Resolution was published Official Gazette number 29523 on 21 October 2015. It was made based on Article 19 and 20 of the Regulation on Proce
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:25

[Turkey] Smokers Feel More Pain

Not just smokers, but also passive smokers, need more anesthesia during surgery, according to a study presented at the Euroanaesthesia Congress. Compared with patients with no tobacco smoke exposure, smokers needed 38% more propofol to induce anesthesia,
MedPage Today
added Jun 1, 2015 11:38

[Turkey] Children exposed to secondhand tobacco, cooking smoke have high rates of pain and complications after tonsillectomy

New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm shows that children exposed to indoor coal-burning stoves and/or second-hand tobacco smoke are much more likely to suffer postoperative complications and excessive pain after tons
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 1, 2014 22:42

[Asia, Turkey] Man locks head in cage to quit smoking; gives away keys

A Turkish man has resorted to locking his face in a cage to prevent him from smoking. Turkey's 'Hurriyet' newspaper on Tuesday reported that Ibrahim, 42, from the country's western province of Kutayha, made a helmet-shaped cage and locked his head in it
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 3, 2013 11:39

[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

[Asia] Turkey’s Free Press Withers as Erdogan Jails 120 Journalists

A prominent columnist wrote recently about how President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey hates cigarettes so much that he confiscates packs from his followers... urged his readers to protest the president’s anti-democratic ways by lighting a cigarette and
New York Times
added Nov 17, 2016 23:41
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