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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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[Iraq, Turkey] With Mideast in Crisis, Militant Force Gains Strength

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.
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2014 14:57
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[Turkey] FINKEL: Mixing Gin and Politics

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
New York Times Blogs
added May 29, 2013 11:35
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[Turkey] Nargile use banned in closed areas

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.
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:37
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[Turkey] Şimşek calls for higher cigarette tax in Black Sea region

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
Hurriyet (tr)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:53
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Turkey: Turkey Tightens Rules For Manufacturing And Labelling Cigarette Papers

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
Mondaq
added Jul 19, 2017 14:21
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[Cyprus, Turkey, Ukraine] Over 3 million cigarette packets seized from vessel in Istanbul

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
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 15, 2016 12:14
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Turkey seeks new measures to curb tobacco usage

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.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:47
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[Turkey] BBC News Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gets smoker fined

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.
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2014 15:22
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