The question of whether there will be a restriction on the sale of cigarettes on social media has been a matter of concern. Deputy Minister of the Interior Çataklı answered the question ‘Is it prohibited to sell cigarettes in markets?
Markets will not be able to sell products such as electronic goods, toys, stationery, clothing, as well as restrictions on the sale of alcoholic products as of May 7.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs stated that it will not be allowed to sell any products in supermarkets (including chains and supermarkets) other than products that are covered by the essential basic needs of citizens.
No product sales will be allowed
According to the circular, no products will be allowed to be sold in markets other than those that are within the scope of the compulsory basic needs of citizens.
So which products are prohibited
As of May 7, markets will not be able to sell products such as electronic goods, toys, stationery, clothing, as well as restrictions on the sale of alcoholic products.
Following the details in the circular sent to 81 provincial governorships, it was also a matter of curiosity whether an arrangement was made for the sale of cigarettes.
Will the sale of cigarettes be banned?
Is it prohibited to sell cigarettes in the markets? İsmail Çataklı, Deputy Minister of Interior and Ministry Spokesperson answered the question.
Çataklı stated that there is no restriction on smoking ban in the last circular issued for market measures. Çataklı said that these proposals are nothing more than social media gossip.
“Saturday – the same on the market was reflected in the full closing process”
Emphasizing that the measures taken take place in a lively process, Çataklı said, “Where will and will not be closed, the same on Saturday – Sunday was reflected in the full closing process.”
Stating that they have determined which products can be bought and sold with a new circular and the aim is to prevent crowding, Çataklı said, The situation regarding online shopping is not in question at the moment.