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Turkey ready to extend ban on tobacco products

Turkey gets ready to extend ban on smoking in some outdoor areas open to the public after having banned tobacco smoking in enclosed public places, said Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu on Thursday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 19, 2014 11:48
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TURKEY'S WAR ON ICONIC WATERPIPE

Now Turkey is running a major health campaign to reduce the use of tobacco products in all forms. Although being one of the most important tourist attractions, especially among Arab visitors to Turkey, the health ministry is now keen to raise awareness
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 9, 2014 17:11
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[Europe, Turkey] Turks no longer 'smoking like Turks,' report shows

Turkey has witnessed an above-average decrease in smoking rates in comparison to EU countries while also maintaining low levels of alcohol consumption rates, according to a recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD
Hurriyet (tr)
added Mar 16, 2013 12:31
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ECONOMICS - Turkey ranks fifth in cigarette consumption

Greeks smoke the most and Turks come in fifth among the 34 OECD countries, according to the 2011-2012 OECD report
Hurriyet (tr)
added May 30, 2012 15:33
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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and production of heat-not-burn tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in Turkey were withdrawn.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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Turkey sees 'village uprising' as rural areas hit hard by liberal economic policies

Meanwhile, in the tobacco sector, heavy prison sentences and fines introduced against tobacco growers were the source of more fury. Tobacco growers protested new regulations introduced by parliament restricting how, where and when Turks can produce tobac
Al-Monitor
added Oct 24, 2017 04:59
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[Egypt, Russia, Turkey] Biomarkers of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Waterpipe Tobacco Venue Employees in Istanbul, Moscow, and Cairo

Conclusions: Non-smoking employees of waterpipe tobacco venues were exposed to high levels of SHS, including measurable levels of carcinogenic biomarkers (tobacco-specific nitrosamines and PAHs).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Turkey] Turkmenistan bans ALL cigarettes and holds mass burning in bid to stamp out the habit

Thousands of cigarettes have been publicly burned in Turkmenistan as the president, a former dentist, embarks on a campaign to stamp out smoking. State television in the secretive and authoritarian Central Asian nation broadcast images of village elders
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2016 01:34
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Turkey wakes up to tax hikes on alcohol, tobacco and electricity in New Year

The minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent to 4.42 liras and the fixed rate by 25 percent to 0.25 liras to mark the New Year.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:52
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[Turkey] Minister: Hookah smoking to face measures as tough as cigarette smoking

Turkish Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that the hookah (water pipe), described as hazardous to health as cigarettes, will be subject to regulations as strict as those for cigarette smoking to decrease its consumption.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:52
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