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Gulf Nations Agree Graphic Warnings for 2012

Member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have agreed to put graphic warnings on tobacco packages starting in August 2012. The law to be enforced by the six-nation GCC (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman) includes graphic warnings on boxes of tobacco used in hookah pipes and other smoking tools.


Ministry of Health Thanks Türk Telekom for 'Smoking Cessation Polyclinic' - Turkey

A thank-you plaque was given to Türk Telekom within the scope of activities for the Cancer Week in honor of the “Smoking Cessation Polyclinics” that have been founded for its over 25,000 employees. Türk Telekom CEO K. Gökhan Bozkurt received the plaque offered within the scope of the Cancer Week, organized in cooperation of the Ministry of Health Department of Fight with Cancer, Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC) and the National Cancer Advisory Board of Turkey, from Health Minister Recep Akdağ. Turkey’s leading communication and convergence technologies company Türk Telekom was given a thank-you plaque within the scope of the Cancer Week activities, organized in cooperation of the Ministry of Health Department of Fight with Cancer, Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC) and the National Cancer Advisory Board of Turkey. Türk Telekom CEO K. Gökhan Bozkurt received the plaque from Health Minister Recep Akdağ during the activities on 3-4 April 2011 in Ankara.


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