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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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[Turkey] Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products Under Turkish Law

The possibility of legislatively mandated plain packaging for tobacco products in Turkey also raises legal issues with how such restrictions would fit into the existing legislative framework. Specifically, those provisions which protect intellectual prope
Mondaq
added May 9, 2014 17:05
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[Turkey] Pipe puffers of Istanbul

Smoking a pipe is considered to be the act of classy and sophisticated individuals, however there are health warnings that one should be aware of. Although the number of pipe smokers is few the tradition that dates back centuries is still enjoyed in small
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 2, 2014 07:42
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[Turkey] NEW MEASURES TO COMBAT HOOKAH SMOKING

The Ministry of Health is planning to implement new measures against rising addiction to hookahs (water pipes), which are regarded as being damaging to health as cigarette smoking. Under the new regulations, tables where hookah is being served must be tw
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:47
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Turkey 5th in Europe in anti-smoking efforts

Luk Joossens, tobacco control advocacy officer at the European Cancer League, presented the list and a report on tobacco control activities at the event. Countries on the list are assessed for the measures they took against smoking.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:36
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