Headlines Tagged with Turkey — 612 headlines found
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 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
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
during an operation on a Ukraine-flagged dry cargo vessel passing through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on July 14, the largest amount of cigarette packages ever seized on water. The vessel carrying over 100 tons of cigarettes worth more than 28.5 million
Jul 14, 2016 Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 15, 2016 12:14
Noting that this week is the "Cancer Week", Müezzinoğlu said that the measures against tobacco products helped decreasing the number of newly-diagnosed cancer patients related with tobacco usage by eight to ten percent from 33,000 to 30,000.
Apr 1, 2016 Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:47
has ordered police to fine a man after catching him smoking in a cafe. The president was visiting a busy street in Istanbul's Esenler district when he spotted the man smoking on an upper floor.
Nov 4, 2014 BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2014 15:22