Turkey: Turkey Introduces New Rules for Drug Procurement, Tobacco Packaging and Food-related Health Declarations

13 Dec 2018: Turkey has introduced new regulations for procurement of licensed or unlicensed drugs (which are not available in the Turkish market), plain packaging rules for tobacco, as well as a new requirement to obtain permission for food-related health declarations. The Law Amending Certain Laws and Decree Laws Regarding Support of Public Health (“Law”) was published in Official Gazette number 7151 on 5 December 2018, entering into effect on the same date.