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Turkey Welcomes New Year with Tax Hikes as Cigarette Prices Jump

Philip Morris has become the first company to announce cigarette price hikes after recent tax hikes introduced by the Turkish government.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:24
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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[Asia] Turkey expects 1.8bn lira in 2015 from tobacco, alcohol tax hikes

Turkey expects an additional 1.3 billion ($560 million) in 2015 from an increase in tobacco tax and 500 million lira from a tax hike on alcoholic beverages, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2015 16:16
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Tobacco, alcohol tax hike to add 3.24 bln lira to Turkey's 2017 budget - minister

Tobacco, alcohol tax hike to add 3.24 bln lira to Turkey's 2017 budget - minister Dec 1 A Turkish tax hike on tobacco and alcohol will bring in an additional 3.24 billion lira ($936 million) in budget revenues in 2017, Finance Minister Naci Agbal said on
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2016 04:37
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[Turkey] Tax hikes on cigarettes and alcohol to encourage smuggling, tradesmen union says

The recent rise in fixed tax from cigarettes and alcohol over the inflation rate will encourage smuggling, the head of the Confederation of Turkish Craftsmen and Tradesmen (TESK) Bendevi Palandöken has said.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:43
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[Turkey] Sultans’ tobacco pipes discovered

Ongoing archaeological excavations at Edirne Palace, one of the Ottoman palaces in the northwestern province of Edirne, have revealed meerschaum tobacco pipes, which date back to the 15th century and after. The pipes are estimated to have been used by th
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:07
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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
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No more 'smoking like a Turk' with decline in Turkey's tobacco use

The smoking habits of Turks are changing with the number of smokers decreasing by more than one million in the past four years thanks to the measures taken by the Turkish government against the use and sale of tobacco, a recent report reveals
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:58
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Turkey hikes consumption taxes on cars, alcohol, cigarettes

Reuters
added Jan 2, 2014 00:07
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[Brazil, Europe, Turkey] Do tobacco control measures reduce tobacco use? Evidence from research and practice

Regional Office for Europe took the opportunity to organize a seminar at the European Parliament in order to present the most effective key measures to reduce smoking and the scientific evidence supporting the different issues addressed by the Directive.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:00
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