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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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[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 moots new measures in bid to curb smoking

Measures outlined in a new "Tobacco Control Strategy Document and Action Plan" prepared by 20 government ministries and agencies include raising the age at which tobacco products may be purchased to 21, increased controls over smoking in enclosed spaces,
Ahval
added Aug 21, 2018 12:59
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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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