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Turkey only country to follow WHO advice on tobacco

Vice President Seylan has said Turkey's fight against tobacco is a model to the rest of the world, highlighting that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was presented with an award by the WHO due to his success in the fight against tobacco use.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:16
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[Turkey] At least 13 terrorists killed in counter-terror ops in past week

At least 13 terrorists were killed in anti-terror operations in southeastern Turkey over the past week...Security forces also confiscated over 720,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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[Turkey] Quotation of the Day

“My aim is to turn my mustache yellow — I’ll smoke as long as my health allows it.” ISMAIL GUNGOR, 26, an Istanbul lawyer and two-pack-a-day smoker who says he would like Turkey to allow licensed smoking establishments after a crackdown on outdoor smoki
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2016 02:18
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[Europe, Italy, Turkey] In a Smoky Haze, Turks Cling to Their Cigarettes

As progressive as those measures may be, they have had relatively little impact on getting Turks to cut back. The percentage of smoking Turks did initially fall in the years after the new measures, and continued to decline among young people, according t
New York Times
added Dec 11, 2016 16:09
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Tobacco, alcohol tax hike to add 3.24 bln lira to Turkey's 2017 budget - minister

Tobacco, alcohol tax hike to add 3.24 bln lira to Turkey's 2017 budget - minister Dec 1 A Turkish tax hike on tobacco and alcohol will bring in an additional 3.24 billion lira ($936 million) in budget revenues in 2017, Finance Minister Naci Agbal said on
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2016 04:37
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[Asia] Turkey’s Free Press Withers as Erdogan Jails 120 Journalists

A prominent columnist wrote recently about how President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey hates cigarettes so much that he confiscates packs from his followers... urged his readers to protest the president’s anti-democratic ways by lighting a cigarette and
New York Times
added Nov 17, 2016 23:41
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[Asia, Turkey] Smoking at work cause for dismissal

The Supreme Court of Appeals found a firm that fired a worker for smoking cigarettes in the restroom to be lawful, annulling a lower court's decision to reinstate the person. A laborer in the western province of Manisa was fired without compensation fro
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Nov 10, 2016 01:04
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[Asia, Turkey] On Istiklal, Istanbul’s Champs-Élysées, Symbols of a City’s Malaise

Nowadays, with so many Syrian refugees in the city, and Arab tourists seeming to outnumber Europeans, Arabic signs have gone up at cafes and shops off Istiklal, and narghile cafes — where patrons smoke flavored tobacco out of water pipes — have prolifera
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 01:24
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[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and enforce the law
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 14:05
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