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Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions 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 en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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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

Conclusions 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 en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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Confusing smoke signals from Turkey

1. The premier vaping network website in Turkey has been blocked to all Turkish Internet users. 2. In direct violation of FCTC Article 5.3, the makers of the Marlboro and Parliament brands of cigarettes in Turkey are joining a Turkish government delegat
NicotinePolicy.net
added Aug 19, 2016 18:45
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Turkey’s consumer inflation rises on alcohol, cigarettes

Alcoholic beverages and tobacco prices rose to an annual 19.36 percent through July, compared with 12.80 percent in June... “The rise is mainly driven by the increase in unprocessed food and cigarette prices,” Finansbank said in a client note.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:27
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[Poland, Turkey] Erdogan's bossy anti-smoking drive crosses borders

The July 15 coup attempt forced Erdogan to give a break in his campaign, but he was back in form in less than two weeks....Erdogan’s activism crossed borders, reaching all the way to Warsaw, where he was attending the NATO summit. Caught red-handed and t
Al-Monitor
added Aug 1, 2016 01:00
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Smoking ban in Turkey, 7 years later, turns tide on prevalent habit

Today, the country with a high prevalence of smokers marks the seventh year since the most comprehensive smoking ban came into force. Figures show the ban, along with escalated taxes and free treatment for smokers, helped decrease smoking in the country.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:02
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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] Large-scale bans have more Turks calling hotlines to quit smoking

The Turkish Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has reported that the quit smoking line is among the most-called helplines, following the 112 emergency line, 155 police emergency hotline, 121 hospital appointment hotline and 121 Tür
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 11, 2016 01:33
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[Asia, Turkey] Turkish universities to ban sale of tobacco soon

Sale of tobacco-based products such as cigarettes will be banned from all university campuses in Turkey soon, Turkish health minister announced...Müezzinoğlu said: "We are removing sale of cigarettes from university campuses. There will be no more cigare
News.az
added Apr 20, 2016 15:33
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