Drink & Drugs in Turkey

A video discussion

This video was filmed on 20 March 2017 in Bodrum, Turkey. The law and practice in Turkey change all the time. Please be aware that it may be out of date.

This interview features Başak Yıldız Orkun, Managing Partner at Orkun & Orkun (info@orkunorkun.com) and John Howell, Editor & Founder of Guides.Global (editor@guides.global).

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Can you buy and drink alcohol in Turkey? What happens if you're drunk and disorderly? Are any drugs legal? What happens if you're caught with illegal drugs?

This is a short video discussion about Drink & Drugs in Turkey. Please read our written Guide to Drink & Drugs for more information or download our audio (MP3) guide on the subject.

Other guides of interest

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Turkey Country Guide
Essential facts and figures about Turkey
Click to see this guide
Cultural Differences in Turkey
What culture shocks might you experience?
Click to see this guide
Living from day-to-day in Turkey
What can you expect from daily life in Turkey?
Click to see this guide

You may also want to read:

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Turkey's Efforts Against The Drug Problem
Article from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Turkey's Efforts Against The Drug Problem
Turkey Country Overview
Report from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
drugs in Turkey
All about Turkey's national drink

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John Howell

06 April 2017


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