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Global Adult Tobacco Survey shows tobacco use dropping in Turkey

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) has shown that tobacco use in Turkey dropped to 27.1 % in 2012 from 31.2 % in 2008.


Lebanon - New Tobacco-Control Law Adopted

On 17 August 2011, the Lebanese Parliament adopted a new tobacco-control act. The most important provisions of the act include: a complete ban on smoking in all closed public places such as restaurants, cafes and public transport; a ban on tobacco companies from conducting any kind of advertising or sponsorship campaigns; and a warning that covers 40% of cigarette packs. Fines for non-compliance with the new smoke-free regulations will be applied to both the owners and the smokers themselves. The law gives owners of hospitality establishments one year to prepare for the upcoming ban on smoking in closed spaces. More than 3500 Lebanese die each year from tobacco-related diseases.


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