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Turkey plans to avoid inflation jump driven by tobacco tax increase

According to daily newspaper Dunya, the government is mulling over a plan to change the taxation schedule on tobacco products in such a way that it will soften the impact on inflation. Recall that the government raised the proportional special consumpti
Balkans.com (cy)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:59
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[Europe, Italy, Turkey] In a Smoky Haze, Turks Cling to Their Cigarettes

As progressive as those measures may be, they have had relatively little impact on getting Turks to cut back. The percentage of smoking Turks did initially fall in the years after the new measures, and continued to decline among young people, according t
New York Times
added Dec 11, 2016 16:09
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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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Increased tobacco ban impending in Turkey

More than 22,000 retailers risk losing their license to sell cigarettes as the government’s new plan over tobacco use are impending. The new draft by the government states that there will be no cigarette retailers within 100 meters of schools. However,
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:51
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[Turkey] Pipe puffers of Istanbul

Smoking a pipe is considered to be the act of classy and sophisticated individuals, however there are health warnings that one should be aware of. Although the number of pipe smokers is few the tradition that dates back centuries is still enjoyed in small
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 2, 2014 07:42
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[Turkey] NEW MEASURES TO COMBAT HOOKAH SMOKING

The Ministry of Health is planning to implement new measures against rising addiction to hookahs (water pipes), which are regarded as being damaging to health as cigarette smoking. Under the new regulations, tables where hookah is being served must be tw
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:47
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Use of tobacco drops across Turkey

According to a survey conducted by TurkStat, Turkey's statistical authority, 31.3 percent of individuals, who are 15 years old and over, smoke daily or less than daily in 2008. This ratio decreased to 27 percent in 2012.
TurkishPress.com
added Sep 1, 2012 11:15
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[Turkey] Turks smoke less, official statistics show

The use of tobacco products is going down in Turkey. While 31.3 percent of people aged 15 and above were using tobacco products in 2008, this number has fallen to 27 percent in 2012, according to data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 31, 2012 17:44
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Turkey withdraws plans to loosen tobacco control laws

Minister of Finance Naci Ağbal stated that plans to allow the importation and production of heat-not-burn tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in Turkey were withdrawn. He confirmed that these products would not be sold or prod
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:24
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Cigarette consumption shows gradual decrease in Turkey

Over the five-year period, the daily average consumption was over 131 million cigarettes across the country. While overall consumption has fallen, smokers are more frequently choosing imported cigarettes over local tobacco, with local production accounti
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:23
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