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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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[Turkey] How do immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour?: comparative analysis among Turkish immigrants in Germany and the Netherlands

Turkish immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour towards that of the Dutch/German majority population with increasing duration of stay. This was particularly obvious among those who left Turkey before the age of 18 years - a group that needs tailored inte
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 14, 2014 02:36
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[Turkey] Survey: Social networking sites encourage alcohol consumption, smoking

has revealed that there is a positive correlation between social media usage and alcohol consumption. The study polled 2,309 students between the ages of 13 and 18 in Turkey's Erzurum province. The average age of the participants was 16. The researchers
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Aug 3, 2014 15:47
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[Turkey] Minister: Hookah smoking to face measures as tough as cigarette smoking

Turkish Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that the hookah (water pipe), described as hazardous to health as cigarettes, will be subject to regulations as strict as those for cigarette smoking to decrease its consumption.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:52
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[Turkey] Limitations on hookah smoking on the way, minister says

Turkey’s government will introduce harsher limitations on the consumption of hookah, widely known as “nargile” in Turkey, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said, warning that hookah smoking is as dangerous as other tobacco products.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:51
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Increased tobacco ban impending in Turkey

More than 22,000 retailers risk losing their license to sell cigarettes as the government’s new plan over tobacco use are impending. The new draft by the government states that there will be no cigarette retailers within 100 meters of schools. However,
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:51
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