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Ministry of Health Directive No. 4960, Guidance Establishing the Contents of Pictorial Health Warnings

November 11, 2016
COMMENTS: Directive No. 4960 was issued by the Ministry of Health in November 2015 and establishes the contents and other requirements of the third round of pictorial health warnings.
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Ministry of Health Directive No. 4979, Guidance Establishing the Contents of Pictorial Health Warnings

November 3, 2015
COMMENTS: Directive No. 4979 was issued by the Ministry of Health in November 2014 and establishes the contents and other requirements of the second round of pictorial health warnings.
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Regulation for the Labeling of Tobacco Products and Tobacco Derivatives, Executive Decree No. 37778-S

September 18, 2014
COMMENTS: Regulation for the Labeling of Tobacco Products and Tobacco Derivatives, Executive Decree No. 37778-S contains the implementing regulations issued under the General Law for Tobacco Control which regulate tobacco product packaging and labeling.
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Ministry of Health Directive No. 6095, Guidance Establishing the Contents of Pictorial Health Warnings

September 18, 2014
COMMENTS: Directive No. 6095 was issued by the Ministry of Health in July 2013 and contains the design, placement, and contents of six authorized pictorial health warnings warnings.
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Ministry of Health Resolution No. 6094 Designating the Unit Responsible for Approving Health Warnings

July 19, 2013
COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Resolution No. 6094 designates the Director of Health Marketing as the entity within the Ministry of Health responsible for approving the health warnings to be displayed on tobacco product packages.
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Regulation of the General Law for the Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health, Executive Decree No. 37185

June 27, 2012
COMMENTS: Regulation of the General Law for Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health, Executive Decree No. 37185 contains the implementing regulations issued under the General Law for Tobacco Control which regulate, among other things, smoke free places and tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. In the English language file, only excerpted portions of the legislation that are relevant to the review have been translated into English.
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General Law No. 9028 on the Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health

March 26, 2012
COMMENTS: General Law for the Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health, Legislative Decree No. 9028 is the main legislation for tobacco control and regulates, among other things, smoke free places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and tobacco packaging and labeling.
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Law No. 7472 of 1994 on Consumer Protection (as amended)

July 22, 2008
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.
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Law No. 495-06 on Tax Correction

December 28, 2006
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.
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Executive Decree No. 31616-S on Promotions & Sponsorships

May 20, 2003
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Law No. 7972 on Cigarette Taxes for Social Security Plan

December 24, 1999
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.
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Law No. 7319 of 1992 Creating the Office of Ombudsman (as amended)

October 25, 1999
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Executive Decree No. 25462-S on Smoking Law Regulations

August 29, 1996
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.
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Executive Decree No. 25234 on Regulations on Law to Promote Competition, Consumer Protection

January 25, 1996
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Law No. 7501 on Smoking Law Regulations

May 5, 1995
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Decree No. 20196-S of 1990 on Control of Ads and Smoking Regulations (as amended)

June 25, 1991
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Law No. 6986 on Tariffs and Customs Agreement

May 3, 1985
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Law No. 6879 on Tax of Imported Goods

July 21, 1983
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.
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Law No. 6826 on General Sales Tax

November 8, 1982
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Law No. 6820 Amending Selective Consumption Tax

November 3, 1982
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Law No. 4961 on Tax Reform, Selective Consumption Tax

March 10, 1972
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