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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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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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