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Smoking ban in Turkey, 7 years later, turns tide on prevalent habit

Today, the country with a high prevalence of smokers marks the seventh year since the most comprehensive smoking ban came into force. Figures show the ban, along with escalated taxes and free treatment for smokers, helped decrease smoking in the country.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:02

[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58

Turkey sees $1.2 bln of extra revenue in 2016 after tax hikes -senior official

Jan 5 Turkey expects an additional 3.6 billion lira ($1.21 billion) of revenue this year after introducing tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco products, mobile phones and some highway and bridge tolls, a senior economy official said on Tuesday.
added Jan 5, 2016 17:46

[Turkey, UK] VIDEO: This lazy shopper used his drone to deliver a packet of cigarettes straight to his window

For one Turkish man, the prospect of going to buy cigarettes was made even worse by the location of his apartment, which is many floors up from ground level. So it’s no surprise really that he took the drone delivery option.
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:03

[Turkey] Passive smoking increases children's pain during medical procedures

A new study demonstrates that passive exposure to cigarette smoke increases how much pain children perceive during an invasive medical procedure. Investigators conducted the study in 100 children who underwent venous catheterization at a clinic in Turkey
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Dec 2, 2013 14:59

[Turkey] Turkish smokers to pay for smoke-related diseases

The Turkish state plans to increase the price of each packet of cigarettes by 60 Turkish Kurus (cents) - around 0,26 euro - in order to fund programs to prevent cigarette-related diseases.
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:25

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

[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

[Turkey] AKARCESME: Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Despotic Zeal

Some hours after the raid, I told the police officer smoking a cigarette outside the main gate, “This is a nonsmoking area.” He replied: “Not anymore.” That response underscores a broader shift in Turkey: a dangerous trajectory toward an end of the rule
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2016 14:24

Turkey envisions smoke-free parks and gardens with new bans

The Health Ministry plans to step up its fight against smoking with new measures addressing the decreasing population of smokers in Turkey. Smoking will be banned in public parks and gardens and other public places, but specific areas will be designated
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 8, 2016 23:25
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