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Quarter of businesses in Turkey violated smoking ban in 2015

In 2015, one out of every four businesses in Turkey did not comply with the ban on smoking in indoor areas that was introduced by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in 2009, according to research by Johns Hopkins University and the Turkish Heal
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:25
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[Europe] Germany follows Turkey’s example, plans to put graphic warnings on cigarette packages

cigarette packages in Germany will have warning images on them starting next spring, in line with EU guidelines for the sale of cigarettes to protect consumers. On December 19, 2012, the European Commission presented a proposal concerning the member stat
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:12
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[Turkey] ÇEKTİR: Go anti-tobacco!

I sincerely believe that Erdoğan is against smoking and not just smoking in front of him. I have read several news stories about him taking a package of cigarettes away from people around him and asking them to stop smoking. Anything that degrades the fi
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Nov 9, 2014 19:20
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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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ESEN: Turkey's tobacco control policies as a world leader

Turkey is one of 15 countries worldwide with a heavy burden of tobacco-related health problems....Turkey was once a heaven for smokers....But this has changed dramatically. For more than a decade, the government has aimed to strengthen the country's capac
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:16
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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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[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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