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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.
added Jan 5, 2016 17:46

Turkey hikes taxes on cigarettes, alcohol; electricity prices rise

The minimum fixed tax rate on cigarettes rose by five percent.
added Jan 2, 2016 16:44

Turkey wakes up to tax hikes on alcohol, tobacco and electricity in New Year

The minimum fixed tax rate on tobacco products increased by 5.1 percent to 4.42 liras and the fixed rate by 25 percent to 0.25 liras to mark the New Year.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:52

[Europe] Germany follows Turkey’s example, plans to put graphic warnings on cigarette packages

cigarette packages in Germany will have warning images on them starting next spring, in line with EU guidelines for the sale of cigarettes to protect consumers. On December 19, 2012, the European Commission presented a proposal concerning the member stat
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:12

[Turkey] President Erdoğan boosts his anti-smoking campaign with Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar

Sancar said Erdoğan asked him to discourage people from smoking at every event he attended. "He told me that the public would heed the advice of a scientist who told them not to smoke," the U.S.-based scientist said in an interview with the Turkish TV ch
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:32

[Turkey, UK] Tobacco and alcohol prohibited from New Year’s baskets by Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regularity Authority

prohibits retail stores from including alcoholic beverages and tobacco products in “new year’s baskets”. The Board Resolution was published Official Gazette number 29523 on 21 October 2015. It was made based on Article 19 and 20 of the Regulation on Proce
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:25

[Bulgaria, Georgia (Country), Turkey] Cigarette smuggling biggest source of income for PKK

The most profitable source of income for the PKK terrorist organization is smuggling cigarettes, the recent report by Turkish security sources revealed as the report said that 80 million packets of smuggled cigarettes have been seized by the security for
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:16

[Turkey] The impact of tobacco expenditures on spending within Turkish households

households including at least one smoker spend nearly 8% of their monthly budget on tobacco, with a converse reduction in spending on food and utilities...tobacco control policies... have had limited impact on the spending patterns of smoking households.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:11

[Georgia (Country)] Turkey in record seizure of 3.5 mn smuggled cigarette packs

hidden on trucks coming in from Georgia, the largest such seizure in the history of modern Turkey, the government said today. Five trucks loaded with the cigarettes were seized at the Black Sea border post of Sarp late Tuesday following a three-month un
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:34

Turkey ranks 8th in World Economic Forum report on smoking

In a new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) that ranks countries based on number of cigarettes smoked, Turkey was ranked eighth, despite the government's efforts to curb smoking.
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 21, 2015 05:20
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