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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

[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

[Balkans, Turkey] Tobacco Growers Speak Out Against WHO Measures

Tobacco producers from the Balkans are united against the World Health Organisation's (WHO) new rules for tobacco production. Representatives of more than 100,000 tobacco producers from Macedonia, Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey met in Skopje last wee
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:03

[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

[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

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

Turkey hikes consumption taxes on cars, alcohol, cigarettes

added Jan 2, 2014 00:07

[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

[Asia] Laws against alcohol and tobacco consumption to be toughened in Turkey

TREND News Agency (az)
added May 11, 2013 14:44

Turkey’s transformation

Just three years after adopting tough anti-smoking measures, Turkey’s tobacco consumption is down 15% and quitting is cool.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 4, 2012 12:15
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