Law No. 4733 on the Market of Tobacco, Tobacco Products and Alcohol (as amended)

COMMENTS: Law No. 4733 establishes the duties of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministry of Health related to the regulation of tobacco, tobacco products, and alcohol. The law includes several penal provisions for related offenses.

The former title of the law, prior to amendment by Decree No. 696 in 2017, was "Law on the Organizational and Duties of the Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority." The Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority, commonly known as TAPDK, was the prior agency in charge of the regulation of tobacco, tobacco products, and alcohol.

The uploaded versions contain amendments through May 24, 2013 (Law No. 6487). The link to the "Official Website" directs to a consolidated version of the law (in Turkish) incorporating all amendments.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of June 16, 2024 unless otherwise noted.