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WHO report highlights Turkey's action against smoking

Turkey is first country to use best measures available to cut tobacco use, report says, as 6m people die of smoking globally each year. World Bulletin / News Desk
World Bulletin (tr)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:08
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[Asia] Turkey expects 1.8bn lira in 2015 from tobacco, alcohol tax hikes

Turkey expects an additional 1.3 billion ($560 million) in 2015 from an increase in tobacco tax and 500 million lira from a tax hike on alcoholic beverages, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2015 16:16
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[Turkey] Tax hikes on cigarettes and alcohol to encourage smuggling, tradesmen union says

The recent rise in fixed tax from cigarettes and alcohol over the inflation rate will encourage smuggling, the head of the Confederation of Turkish Craftsmen and Tradesmen (TESK) Bendevi Palandöken has said.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:43
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[Turkey] ÇEKTİR: Go anti-tobacco!

I sincerely believe that Erdoğan is against smoking and not just smoking in front of him. I have read several news stories about him taking a package of cigarettes away from people around him and asking them to stop smoking. Anything that degrades the fi
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Nov 9, 2014 19:20
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[Turkey] BBC News Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gets smoker fined

has ordered police to fine a man after catching him smoking in a cafe. The president was visiting a busy street in Istanbul's Esenler district when he spotted the man smoking on an upper floor.
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2014 15:22
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[Turkey] Istanbul cafe handed hefty fine after Erdogan scolds smoker

An Istanbul cafe was fined 6,000 lira (1,677.17 pounds) on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan scolded one of its clients from the street below for smoking and demanded the establishment be punished. The sight of Erdogan wagging his finger at the smoke
Reuters
added Nov 4, 2014 08:19
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Turkey ready to extend ban on tobacco products

Turkey gets ready to extend ban on smoking in some outdoor areas open to the public after having banned tobacco smoking in enclosed public places, said Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu on Thursday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 19, 2014 11:48
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[Turkey] Free treatment for 300,000 nicotine addicts

One of the few countries combatting smoking effectively by a widespread ban, Turkey also looks to help people quit the habit by implementing a series of measures such as providing free treatment. In 2011, 250,000 smokers were supplied with medication tha
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Oct 16, 2014 13:06
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[Turkey] Ameliorative Effect of Chronic Moderate Exercise in Smoke Exposed or Nicotine Applied Rats From Acute Stress

Biochemical parameters and histological scoring indicated increased tissue injury due to nicotine application and cigarette smoke exposure and exercise training ameliorated these effects in most of the tissues of acute stress induced rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:55
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[Turkey] Inflation falls below 9 percent on back of tobacco and food prices

A nearly 1 percent drop in tobacco products, an important indicator in the country’s inflation calculation basket, in addition to a 3.5 percent fall in wine, played a role in the downward move. The food prices in general terms supported the fall. The co
Hurriyet (tr)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:04
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