Headlines Tagged with Turkey — 610 headlines found
No wonder his remarks on cigarettes triggered a new campaign among secular Turks to defy the smoking ban by smoking more cigarettes everywhere. You may find this campaign stupid, as smoking is very bad for your health. But a nanny state that dictates a wa
Feb 13, 2016 Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 13, 2016 21:31
In 2015, one out of every four businesses in Turkey did not comply with the ban on smoking in indoor areas that was introduced by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in 2009, according to research by Johns Hopkins University and the Turkish Heal
Feb 9, 2016 Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:25
Turkey will extend a smoking ban previously issued for indoor areas to outdoors, the Turkish health minister has announced, as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wages a large-scale war against the habit.
Feb 9, 2016 Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
It is important to protect the freedom of non-smokers rather than smokers themselves, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. During a reception held for World No Tobacco Day at the presidential palace in Ankara, Erdogan said that ther
Feb 9, 2016 Anadolu Agency
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
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
Feb 9, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 18:54
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
Feb 8, 2016 Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 8, 2016 23:25
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
Jan 16, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2016 01:34
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.
Jan 6, 2016 Balkans.com (cy)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:48
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.
Jan 5, 2016 Reuters
added Jan 5, 2016 17:46
The minimum fixed tax rate on cigarettes rose by five percent.
Jan 1, 2016 Reuters
added Jan 2, 2016 16:44