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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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Turkey's Erdogan rewards cigarette quitters with reception

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
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 18:54
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Turkey envisions smoke-free parks and gardens with new bans

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
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 8, 2016 23:25
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[Turkey] Turkmenistan bans ALL cigarettes and holds mass burning in bid to stamp out the habit

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
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2016 01:34
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Turkey's minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent

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.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:48
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Turkey sees $1.2 bln of extra revenue in 2016 after tax hikes -senior official

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.
Reuters
added Jan 5, 2016 17:46
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