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Commercial Tax Law (Law No. 8/90)

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March 31, 1990
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Control of Smoking and Consumption of Tobacco Product Law (Law No. 5/2006)

COMMENTS: The Control of Smoking and Consumption of Tobacco Product Law is the primary law regulating smoke free places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and packaging and labeling of tobacco products.

Letter from the President's Office on Instructions for Smoke Free Government Offices

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June 15, 2011
COMMENTS: The Letter from the President's Office on Instructions for Smoke Free Government Offices instructs ministries and government offices to ban smoking and chewing betel quid in government facilities.

Ministry of Health Notification No. 5/2014, Order Stipulating the Caption, Sign and Marks Referring to the "No-Smoking Area"

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March 3, 2014
COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Notification No. 5/2014, Order Stipulating the Caption, Sign and Marks Referring to the "No-Smoking Area" specifies the requirements of signs to be displayed in smoke free places.

Ministry of Health Notification No. 6/2014, Order Stipulating the Requirements to be Managed at the Specific Area where Smoking is Allowed

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March 3, 2014
COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Notification No. 6/2014, Order Stipulating the Requirements to be Managed at the Specific Area where Smoking is Allowed specifies the requirements of signs to be displayed in designated smoking areas; duties of the persons-in-charge; and offenses under the law.

Proclamation No. 11/2016, Order of Printing Warning Images and Texts on the Packaging of Tobacco Products

COMMENTS: The Order of Printing Warning Images and Texts on the Packaging of Tobacco Products, issued by Proclamation No. 11/2016, includes the requirements for graphic health warnings to cover 75% of the front and back faces of tobacco product packaging. The Order also requires text statements on the side faces and prohibits the use of misleading terms on tobacco product packaging.
To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of September 25th 2017, unless otherwise noted.