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Headlines Tagged with Turkmenistan 36 headlines found


[Asia] Turkmenistan bans tobacco and smoking advertising in public places

TREND News Agency (az)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:36

In Turkmenistan, approved a five-year plan for tobacco control

Baku Today (az)
added Jan 8, 2012 00:00

[Turkmenistan] Muslim Country Atop World's Non-Smokers: WHO

Health-obsessed Central Asian country of Turkmenistan is the nation with the world's lowest proportion of smokers, World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan said during a visit to the Muslim republic. Chan said that just 8 percent of the population
onislam (eg)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:12

Turkmenistan president outlaws all sale of tobacco products, effectively banning smoking altogether

A new decree allegedly bans the sale of all tobacco products, with shops facing a fine of up to £1,200 (or 6,900 manats in Turkmen currency) if they are caught selling cigarettes. Chrono-TM, an independent website reporting on Turkmen affairs from outsid
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:41

Turkmenistan’s law enforcement agencies seized over 11 tons of chewing tobacco

The State Service of Turkmenistan on Security of a Healthy Society (formerly the State Service of Turkmenistan on the fight against drugs) has conducted special operations that resulted in seizure of 483 bags of chewing tobacco (Nas) weighing 11,605 tons
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Aug 14, 2012 20:50

President Aims for Tobacco-Free Turkmenistan by 2025

Turkmenistan's president has signed a program aimed at pushing forward his goal of making the Central Asian country tobacco-free by 2025.,,,the program orders measures to be taken over the next five years, but did not give details.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2017 19:18

[Asia] Turkmenistan pulls cigarettes from shelves in anti-smoking bid

Shop owners in Turkmenistan say that anti-narcotics officials are visiting their businesses and forcing them to pull cigarettes from shelves after the president urged smokers to quit
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:45

[Turkmenistan] IBRAHIM: Will Iran's Rouhani get another shot at power?

that ban on tobacco had earned Berdimuhamedov his best international press and helped to paper over Turkmenistan's ongoing rifts with most of its neighbours...[FCTC] has close links with the government and held meetings in the capital Ashgabat just last y
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:51

[Asia] Director-General presents tobacco-control award to Turkmenistan

The Director-General and Ms Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, are making an official visit to Turkmenistan on 11–12 June. On the first day, they discussed with the President areas of current and future collaboration between WHO and Tur
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 13, 2014 10:53

THUG DICTATOR DRAGS U.N. DOWN TO NEW LOW / Exclusive: Lt. Col. James Zumwalt decries WHO working with Turkmenistan strongman

Berdymukhamedov had imposed a ban on all smoking in his country. Due to addiction, the ban has come in handy to arrest journalists who have criticized the leadership and were caught with tobacco products.
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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