Resources

Assessing Compliance with Turkey's Smoke-free Legislation

12/2017

In February 2015, the Turkish Ministry of Health released a circular, proposing a ban on the use of tobacco and tobacco products within at least five meters of the entrance to public buildings. We, therefore, assessed the compliance level of outdoor areas of venues in this study. The study was conducted between December 2016 and January 2017 in Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir. Researchers observed 44 hospitals and 75 narghile venues for a total of 543 indoor locations and 6673 people observed.

Resource Language: 
English

Smoke-free Schools and Hospitality Venues in Turkey

05/2015

This fact sheet reports the opinions and perception of smoke-free laws and compliance in Turkey. Researchers surveyed school principals and hospitality owners and employees in seven cities, identifying opportunities for improving implementation. Read the fact sheet.

The first round smoke-free compliance work can be found in these fact sheets.

Resource Language: 
English