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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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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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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Mysimba® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) for 18 Central and Eastern European Countries and Turkey

Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients taking bupropion for smoking cessation...Although CONTRAVE is not approved for smoking cessation, observe all patients for neuropsychiatric reactions. Instruct the patient to contact a healthcar
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:31
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[Turkey] AKARCESME: Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Despotic Zeal

Some hours after the raid, I told the police officer smoking a cigarette outside the main gate, “This is a nonsmoking area.” He replied: “Not anymore.” That response underscores a broader shift in Turkey: a dangerous trajectory toward an end of the rule
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2016 14:24
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[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
Al-Monitor
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58
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Smokers in Turkey to not receive free cancer medicine

Turkey’s social security body will not fund cancer treatment medicines for patients diagnosed with lung cancer who have ever had a smoking habit, according to a new regulation that went into effect on Feb. 3. The Social Security Institution’s (SGK) new
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:48
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