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

TREND News Agency (az)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:36
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In Turkmenistan, approved a five-year plan for tobacco control

Baku Today (az)
added Jan 8, 2012 00:00
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[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
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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
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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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[Turkmenistan] Aspiring to a tobacco-free future in Europe

the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region pledged to accelerate their efforts to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) by signing the Ashgabat Declaration during the WHO Ministerial Conference on the Prevention a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:30
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[Turkmenistan] Tobacco-free Europe achievable: day 1 of Ashgabat conference on noncommunicable diseases

On the first day of the Ashgabat conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), participants considered the impact of NCDs on development and the challenges they pose to health systems, and discussed the proposed Ashgabat declaration, committing countrie
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:32
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