Turkmenistan plans to make country smoke-free by 2025

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By Trend President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has approved the National Program to free Turkmenistan from tobacco for 2022-2025, Trend reports citing Turkmenportal. This Program was created to put in place effective measures to promote and widely accept healthy lifestyles among the population, fight tobacco, improve citizens’ health and increase human life expectancy, and make Turkmenistan a tobacco-free country by 2025. Turkmenistan’s anti-smoking campaign began in 1998 with a ban on tobacco product advertising. Smoking was then prohibited in the country’s universities. In 2000, smoking was pr…

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