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Q&A: On Turkey’s proposed alcohol restrictions

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? A look at legislation passed in Turkey’s parliament early Friday that would ban all alcohol advertising and tighten restrictions on the sale of such beverages, and how such a law could affect tourists and liquor companies in the mainly Muslim

Irked by ‘tipsy youth’, Turkish PM defends booze restrictions

?A state will naturally protect its youth, its people from bad habits,? PM Erdoğan says while defending a recent and controversial ban on alcohol use, sale and marketing.

but secular country.

Did Turkey just become a little more like Texas?

What do Texas and Turkey have in common? Aside from sharing the same first letter, probably not too much. But starting today, they will be able to add something else to the list: similar alcohol policies.

Alcohol restrictions to damage Turkey’s image, warns Diageo

Turkey’s new alcohol law may have a dissuasive effect, says the world’s leading spirits firm

Turkey: Legislation Would Limit Sales of Alcohol and Ban Advertising for It

The measure also bans the sale of alcoholic drinks between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., except in tourist zones, and prohibits alcohol sales near mosques and schools.

Turkey’s late-night alcohol ban sends mixed signals

ANKARA, Turkey, May 24 (UPI) — As widely expected, Turkey’s ban on late-night alcohol sales sent mixed signals about its perceived link to the politics of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Efes Pilsen, Turkish beer brand, protest ad after the new limitations…

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