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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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[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36
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Who pays the most cigarette tax in Turkey

The poor smoking households benefit the most from increases in excise taxes; from a budgetary perspective, as they reduce their smoking consumption significantly, the share of their excise payment in total household expenditures declines. From a health p
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:17
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[USA] Turkey summons US envoy over Snowden spying claims

Der Spiegel also said that the false intelligence that prompted a Turkish airstrike in December 2011 that killed 34 suspected PKK militants -- who later turned out to be cigarette smugglers -- came from a US drone flight.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:14
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[Turkey] Bloomberg Funds Corrupt Turkish Autocrat In Global War On Smoking

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
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[Turkey, New York] Michael Bloomberg’s Harder Sell

what Mr. Bloomberg really wanted to talk about was the success of his antismoking program in Turkey... Bloomberg Philanthropies is aiming to start antismoking programs in 15 of the world’s heaviest-smoking countries — including Indonesia, Russia, China an
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2014 05:52
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