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[Turkey] Şimşek calls for higher cigarette tax in Black Sea region

Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has called on the countries around the Black Sea to increase tax rates imposed on tobacco and tobacco products. Speaking at the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Tax Forum, which was organized Nov. 21 in the southern
Hurriyet (tr)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:53

Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority to be closed soon

The government is working to close the national Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority (TAPDK), distributing the market regulator’s responsibilities to three separate ministries. (cy)
added Oct 27, 2012 18:20

Turkey urges Black Sea countries to toughen taxation of tobacco products ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Oct 22, 2012 06:50

[Turkey] Three Turkish Soldiers Wounded in Clashes on Syrian Border

Three Turkish soldiers were wounded along the Syrian border last night amid clashes between security forces and smugglers in , DoÄŸan news agency reported. The smugglers, who were carrying tea and cigarettes, fired at the soldiers on duty
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Oct 15, 2012 08:27

[Turkey] Bulgarian customs officers seize 1,5 million contraband cigarettes in suitcases

The contraband cigarettes were hidden in three minibuses which entered Bulgaria from Turkey one after the other.
Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 9, 2012 06:59

[Balkans, Turkey] Tobacco Growers Speak Out Against WHO Measures

Tobacco producers from the Balkans are united against the World Health Organisation's (WHO) new rules for tobacco production. Representatives of more than 100,000 tobacco producers from Macedonia, Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey met in Skopje last wee
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:03

[Turkey] Turkish smokers to pay for smoke-related diseases

The Turkish state plans to increase the price of each packet of cigarettes by 60 Turkish Kurus (cents) - around 0,26 euro - in order to fund programs to prevent cigarette-related diseases.
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:25

[Turkey] Passive smoking increases platelet activation in healthy people

said Dr Kaya. "We investigated the effects of passive smoking on the levels of three parameters - mean platelet volume (MPV), carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) and lactate - in an effort to further understand this mechanism. We also looked at the correlation betwe
added Sep 2, 2012 14:13
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[Turkey] Passive smoking increases platelet activation in healthy people

"We have shown that 1 hour exposure to passive smoking increases platelet activation, which could be the mechanism by which it contributes to increased risk of thrombotic events in healthy people. It is likely that prolonged exposure to passive smoking co
added Sep 2, 2012 14:09

Use of tobacco drops across Turkey

According to a survey conducted by TurkStat, Turkey's statistical authority, 31.3 percent of individuals, who are 15 years old and over, smoke daily or less than daily in 2008. This ratio decreased to 27 percent in 2012.
added Sep 1, 2012 11:15
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