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Turkey seeks new measures to curb tobacco usage

Noting that this week is the "Cancer Week", Müezzinoğlu said that the measures against tobacco products helped decreasing the number of newly-diagnosed cancer patients related with tobacco usage by eight to ten percent from 33,000 to 30,000.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:47
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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Mysimba® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) for 18 Central and Eastern European Countries and Turkey

Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients taking bupropion for smoking cessation...Although CONTRAVE is not approved for smoking cessation, observe all patients for neuropsychiatric reactions. Instruct the patient to contact a healthcar
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:31
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[Turkey] AKARCESME: Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Despotic Zeal

Some hours after the raid, I told the police officer smoking a cigarette outside the main gate, “This is a nonsmoking area.” He replied: “Not anymore.” That response underscores a broader shift in Turkey: a dangerous trajectory toward an end of the rule
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2016 14:24
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[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
Al-Monitor
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58
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Smokers in Turkey to not receive free cancer medicine

Turkey’s social security body will not fund cancer treatment medicines for patients diagnosed with lung cancer who have ever had a smoking habit, according to a new regulation that went into effect on Feb. 3. The Social Security Institution’s (SGK) new
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:48
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[Turkey] AKYOL: Erdoğan, cigarettes and the nanny state

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
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 13, 2016 21:31
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Quarter of businesses in Turkey violated smoking ban in 2015

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
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:25
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Turkey to issue smoking ban for outdoors

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.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
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[Turkey] Turkish president celebrates No Tobacco Day

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
Anadolu Agency
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
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