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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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[Turkey] Smoking ban to be extended to outdoors

Turkey plans to implement sweeping measures in its combat against smoking by introducing a ban for smokers outdoors. The country already imposed a series of regulations including an indoors smoking ban for restaurants and cafes and launched a campaign to
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 17, 2014 21:34
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[Turkey] Erdoğan vows fight against alcohol, tobacco, drugs

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed a struggle against alcohol, tobacco and drugs with his "full power" if he becomes a president. Erdoğan, who is running for a presidential post on Aug. 10, didn't make it secret that he will turn the
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:49
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[Turkey] Turks smoking less, survey shows

Use of tobacco in Turkey has dropped to 27.1 percent of the population from 31.2 percent in four years, according to a recent survey by the Health Ministry
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:08
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[Iraq, Turkey] With Mideast in Crisis, Militant Force Gains Strength

across the border to Turkey. “Thank God we’re free,” said a teenage boy named Ahmed, who had escaped with his family. He was relishing a cigarette, the first he had openly smoked in six months.
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2014 14:57
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[Turkey] Children exposed to secondhand tobacco, cooking smoke have high rates of pain and complications after tonsillectomy

New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm shows that children exposed to indoor coal-burning stoves and/or second-hand tobacco smoke are much more likely to suffer postoperative complications and excessive pain after tons
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 1, 2014 22:42
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TURKEY'S WAR ON ICONIC WATERPIPE

Now Turkey is running a major health campaign to reduce the use of tobacco products in all forms. Although being one of the most important tourist attractions, especially among Arab visitors to Turkey, the health ministry is now keen to raise awareness
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 9, 2014 17:11
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