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In 2018 Turkey saw its highest figures of cigarette consumption to date, with a study revealing 1,400 cigarettes were consumed for every person. Read more

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Effective since December 5, 2018, all tobacco products in Turkey are subject to plain packaging laws. Read more

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Turkey was the biggest exporter of tobacco to Iran during the 11 months to February 19, worth more than US$42.35 million. Read more

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Star Tobacco International has announced the opening of its new headquarters in Istanbul. Read more

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Turkey’s deputy prime minister Recep Akdag says the government is preparing a bill that will expand the ban on the sale of tobacco products. Read more

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Turkey is the only country in the world in which all six tobacco control criteria advised by the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control are enacted, says an associate professor. Read more

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The list of items prohibited from being used in the manufacturing of tobacco products has been updated by Turkey’s Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority. Read more

Manufacturing

Akin Akdogan has been promoted at Star Tobacco to lead the CRT business in addition to his current management position at government tobacco monopolies & group logistics. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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