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Turkey's cancer map released, smoking still serious issue

As a part of Cancer Week, which aims to raise awareness of the increase in cancer cases, Turkey's cancer map has been released. According to the map, Turkey's biggest problem is still smoking and smoking-related cancers. Professor Metin Ertem, the presid
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:25
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey Biggest Tobacco Exporter to Iran

Turkey, with more than $42.35 million, was the biggest exporter of tobacco to Iran during the 11 months to Feb. 19. According to the latest figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, a total of about 16,100 tons of tobacco w
Financial Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:57
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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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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] 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, Turkey] Smoking at work cause for dismissal

The Supreme Court of Appeals found a firm that fired a worker for smoking cigarettes in the restroom to be lawful, annulling a lower court's decision to reinstate the person. A laborer in the western province of Manisa was fired without compensation fro
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Nov 10, 2016 01:04
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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
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[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
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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
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[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
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