E-cigarettes are currently legal to use and possess in Turkey and are classified as derivative products, although use is strictly prohibited in public places/transport outside of designated smoking areas.
All e-cigarette products are subject to duties/fees and are not eligible for tax exemptions; they are taxed at a ceiling of 45 percent. As such, you may find that prices in Turkey are higher than normal.
There are only a small handful of retail stores to be found in the country, so bringing any needed equipment with you may be a better alternative.
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All Laws & Regulations
Turkey became a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control on March 31, 2005.
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This country’s legal measures were reviewed by our staff. No in-country lawyers or tobacco control experts reviewed our analysis.