Headlines Tagged with Turkey — 625 headlines found
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
Dec 14, 2017 Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:16
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
Oct 24, 2017 Al-Monitor
added Oct 24, 2017 04:59
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
Jan 16, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2016 01:34
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.
Dec 31, 2015 Hurriyet (tr)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:52
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.
Aug 1, 2014 Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:52
across the border to Turkey. “Thank God we’re free,” said a teenage boy named Ahmed, who had escaped with his family. He was relishing a cigarette, the first he had openly smoked in six months.
Jun 11, 2014 New York Times
added Jun 11, 2014 14:57
Turkish restaurants used to resemble ashtrays. Now people go outside to smoke. As in so many other countries, cigarette advertising is banned, packets carry ominous warnings, and tobacco itself is heavily taxed. The result is that fewer people smoke than
May 29, 2013 New York Times Blogs
added May 29, 2013 11:35
Amendments made to a regulation on the sale of tobacco products have made the smoking of water pipes, or nargile in Turkish, banned in closed areas.The new regulation was published in the Official Gazette on Sunday.
Jan 27, 2013 Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:37
Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has called on the countries around the Black Sea to increase tax rates imposed on tobacco and tobacco products. Speaking at the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Tax Forum, which was organized Nov. 21 in the southern
Nov 23, 2012 Hurriyet (tr)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:53
Turkey has tightened manufacturing rules for cigarette papers, as well as prohibited adding sugars, flavouring and colouring during production. It has also updated the minimum requirements for health warnings on packages for cigarette papers. Most notabl
Jul 18, 2017 Mondaq
added Jul 19, 2017 14:21