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9 February World No Smoking Day Activities

On 9 February 2010 at 10:00 am, Antalya representative Gursel Yurtbahar was a guest on ART FM radio giving information on the 5727 Numbered Law and applications of the smoking ban in closed areas.

 

 

Press Activities

On 31 May 2010 at 10:00 am, Antalya representative Gursel Yurtbahar was a guest on ART FM radio giving information on the 5727 Numbered Law and applications of the smoking ban in closed areas. 

On 29 May 2010, at 18:00 on Box FM, Antalya representative Gursel Yurtbahar was a guest on ART FM radio giving information on the 5727 Numbered Law and applications of the smoking ban in closed areas. They also discussed the outcomes of the smoking ban in Antalya and the activities that will be held on 31 May 2010. 

On 11 November 2010, at 13:00-14:00 on Radyo Box, they discussed the 20 November activities and the application of 5727 Numbered Law on prohibiting smoking in closed areas. 

Our Activities With Smoke Hunters

The Activities For Fight Against Tobacco And Tobacco Related Products In Antalya.

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In 1995, an educational program with Akdeniz University, a discount program with a private hospital on quitting smoking treatments, competitions on cleaning the beaches from cigarette buds, radio and TV programs were organized in order to educate and inform people on the harmful effects of smoking.

The personal efforts paid of on 07.11.1996 when 4207 Numbered Law was in the effect. The promotion of the law was also done by the representatives.
On August 1997, during the smoke free and healthy life activities,  5000 pocket books were published with the ‘Smokeless Days, Cancer free Lives, Healthy Generations, and Clean Societies’ slogan.

On 24.03.2003, the activities against smoking were organized with the coordination of the Governor’s Office. By the decision Numbered 2003/1 by the Governor’s Office, seminars in schools were held. After this year, the 31 May World Quit Smoking Day was organized by the coordination of the Governor’s Office with the participation of Mayor’s Office/Municipality/Students/Public.

On May 2005, 3000 pocket books were published with the slogan of ‘The fight against smoking is not personal. The fight is based on human love…’

The ‘True Friend of the Humanity’ Award was given to Antalya Governor Alaadin and Mayor Menderes Turel.

Smoke Free Lives project gave seminars to 63 elementary schools, 22,214 students for the total of 269 hours by two educators. 25,000 comic books, 25,000 Smoke Free Lives magazine handed out and 1 play were performed.

In 2007, seminars were organized in 74 schools to 36,750 students for the total of 354 hours. 36,487 comic books and 36,905 Smoke Free Lives magazines were handed out and 103 plays were performed.

This project reached to 137 schools, 58,964 students for the total of 623 hours in two years. 61,487 comic books and 61,905 smoke Free Lives magazine were handed out. 104 plays were performed in 33 schools to 21.101 students. In 2007-2008 periods, competitions were organized that gave bicycle-computer-watches to students.

In 2008, a city wide quit-win campaign was organized for 7 days in a tent set up on Yavuz Özcan Park. At the end of the campaign, the people who quit smoking were awarded with refrigerator, washing machine, dishwasher etc. Thousands of brochures and pocket books were handed out to students and their parents. A video clip called Smoke-Smoke was shot in Antalya and shown in television channels. This project also received the award of social activities that year. The project was a big success on educating the public on the harmful effects of the smoking.

On 15.04.2009, The Ministry of Health mentioned Antalya as a role model on the activities against smoking, tobacco and tobacco related products.

In order to protect the 5727 Numbered Law, STÖ information activities were organized. On 29.09.2010 ‘Is Cigarette a friend, or en enemy’ seminars were organized. On 9 February 2011, ‘Methods for quitting smoking’ seminar was held in Todoks Club.