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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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Turkey's minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent

The minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent to 4.42 liras, while the fixed rate increased by 25 percent to 0.25 liras to mark the new year.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:48
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Who pays the most cigarette tax in Turkey

The poor smoking households benefit the most from increases in excise taxes; from a budgetary perspective, as they reduce their smoking consumption significantly, the share of their excise payment in total household expenditures declines. From a health p
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:17
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[Asia, Turkey] Cigarette smuggling causes 5 bln TL loss

The annual tax loss due to smuggled cigarettes has surpassed 5 billion TL, an alarming level despite all measures, sector representatives say. DHA photo The annual tax loss caused by smuggled cigarettes has surpassed 5 billion Turkish Liras, the head o
Hurriyet (tr)
added May 13, 2013 03:20
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Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority to be closed soon

The government is working to close the national Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority (TAPDK), distributing the market regulator’s responsibilities to three separate ministries.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Oct 27, 2012 18:20
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Young adult smokers’ perceptions of plain packs, numbered packs and pack inserts in Turkey: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That bevelled-edged plain packs were perceived more positively than straight-edged plain packs is relevant to countries planning to introduce plain packaging. The study provides a first insight into smokers’ perceptions of a ban on brand names, which was
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:33
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[Asia] Turkey to strengthen smoking ban

The Turkish Health Ministry announced that the ban may also be introduced on smoking in private cars. The Ministry also said single standards will be applied to imported tobacco products, as well as those manufactured in Turkey. “A tobacco producing co
AzerNews (az)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:35
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[Poland, Turkey] Erdogan's bossy anti-smoking drive crosses borders

The July 15 coup attempt forced Erdogan to give a break in his campaign, but he was back in form in less than two weeks....Erdogan’s activism crossed borders, reaching all the way to Warsaw, where he was attending the NATO summit. Caught red-handed and t
Al-Monitor
added Aug 1, 2016 01:00
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[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36
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[Turkey] Bloomberg Funds Corrupt Turkish Autocrat In Global War On Smoking

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
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