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Turkey's Erdogan rewards cigarette quitters with reception

Erdogan hosted a reception for some 300 people who have quit smoking, including 18 people whom he has personally persuaded to give up. Strongly averse to smoking, Erdogan is known to persuade people to stop lighting up by taking away their cigarettes pac
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 18:54
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Turkey envisions smoke-free parks and gardens with new bans

The Health Ministry plans to step up its fight against smoking with new measures addressing the decreasing population of smokers in Turkey. Smoking will be banned in public parks and gardens and other public places, but specific areas will be designated
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 8, 2016 23:25
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[Turkey] Turkmenistan bans ALL cigarettes and holds mass burning in bid to stamp out the habit

Thousands of cigarettes have been publicly burned in Turkmenistan as the president, a former dentist, embarks on a campaign to stamp out smoking. State television in the secretive and authoritarian Central Asian nation broadcast images of village elders
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2016 01:34
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Turkey's minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent

The minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent to 4.42 liras, while the fixed rate increased by 25 percent to 0.25 liras to mark the new year.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:48
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Turkey sees $1.2 bln of extra revenue in 2016 after tax hikes -senior official

Jan 5 Turkey expects an additional 3.6 billion lira ($1.21 billion) of revenue this year after introducing tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco products, mobile phones and some highway and bridge tolls, a senior economy official said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Jan 5, 2016 17:46
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Turkey hikes taxes on cigarettes, alcohol; electricity prices rise

The minimum fixed tax rate on cigarettes rose by five percent.
Reuters
added Jan 2, 2016 16:44
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Turkey wakes up to tax hikes on alcohol, tobacco and electricity in New Year

The minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent to 4.42 liras and the fixed rate by 25 percent to 0.25 liras to mark the New Year.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:52
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[Europe] Germany follows Turkey’s example, plans to put graphic warnings on cigarette packages

cigarette packages in Germany will have warning images on them starting next spring, in line with EU guidelines for the sale of cigarettes to protect consumers. On December 19, 2012, the European Commission presented a proposal concerning the member stat
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:12
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[Turkey] President Erdoğan boosts his anti-smoking campaign with Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar

Sancar said Erdoğan asked him to discourage people from smoking at every event he attended. "He told me that the public would heed the advice of a scientist who told them not to smoke," the U.S.-based scientist said in an interview with the Turkish TV ch
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:32
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[Turkey, UK] Tobacco and alcohol prohibited from New Year’s baskets by Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regularity Authority

prohibits retail stores from including alcoholic beverages and tobacco products in “new year’s baskets”. The Board Resolution was published Official Gazette number 29523 on 21 October 2015. It was made based on Article 19 and 20 of the Regulation on Proce
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:25
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