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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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Use of anti-smoking detectors expands in Turkey

The head of the Green Crescent...said the Green Detector application they developed allowed concerned citizens to notify relevant authorities about the use of cigarettes at banned locations. Şavaş Yılmaz said they viewed smoking as the most dangerous ad
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 21, 2018 14:53
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Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Turkey] Did a Man Lock His Head in a Cage to Quit Smoking?

WHAT'S TRUE The rumor of a man locking his head in a cage he designed to help him quit smoking came from a genuine news report. WHAT'S FALSE The man was from Turkey, not Russia. ORIGIN A series of photographs purportedly showing
Snopes.com
added Apr 27, 2018 00:24
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[Turkey] Did a Man Lock His Head in a Cage to Quit Smoking?

WHAT'S TRUE The rumor of a man locking his head in a cage he designed to help him quit smoking came from a genuine news report. WHAT'S FALSE The man was from Turkey, not Russia. ORIGIN A series of photographs purportedly showing
Snopes.com
added Apr 27, 2018 00:22
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Turkey's cancer map released, smoking still serious issue

As a part of Cancer Week, which aims to raise awareness of the increase in cancer cases, Turkey's cancer map has been released. According to the map, Turkey's biggest problem is still smoking and smoking-related cancers. Professor Metin Ertem, the presid
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:25
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey Biggest Tobacco Exporter to Iran

Turkey, with more than $42.35 million, was the biggest exporter of tobacco to Iran during the 11 months to Feb. 19. According to the latest figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, a total of about 16,100 tons of tobacco w
Financial Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:57
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[Turkey] Istanbul taxi drivers go to court to seek shutdown of Uber

Some users of Uber have said they are fed up with what they call the rough manners and reckless driving of conventional cabbies, the circuitous, fare-inflating routes they take and the stench of cigarettes inside their vehicles.
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2018 21:45
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As Turkey Turns Inward, Cultural Exchange Falls by the Wayside

the Turkish state broadcaster TRT was revealed after an inquiry by an opposition politician to have blacklisted 208 Turkish and Kurdish pop songs...TRT denied censorship, and said it was blacklisting songs that promoted alcohol, tobacco or terrorism.
New York Times
added Mar 13, 2018 16:55
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[Turkey] Turkish gov’t mulls standardizing cigarette packaging to discourage smoking

The government is considering measures to replace the current cigarette packages with “uniform” packaging to discourage smoking, Health Minister Ahmet Demircan said on Feb. 9. Demircan did not elaborate but said that details of the planned measures woul
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:15
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