Consumption of cigarettes decreased by 15 percent in 2010 compared to 2009 in Turkey.
According to figures by the Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority (TAPDK), the amount consumed in 2010 decreased to 93.5 billion cigarettes and the figure was 107.5 billion in 2009.
A statement by the Smoking and Health National Committee said that the ban on smoking in indoors in Turkey caused a decrease in cigarette consumption and boosted air quality indoors.
In the last five years, Turkish smokers consumed 524 billion cigarettes.
Turkish smokers paid about 18 billion Turkish liras to cigarettes per year in the last five years.
AAGüncelleme Tarihi: 18 Temmuz 2011, 15:12