Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Related to the Production Methods, Labeling and Surveillance of Tobacco Products

01 Mar, 2019

COMMENTS: The Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Related to the Production Methods, Labeling and Surveillance of Tobacco Products was issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to implement emissions and reporting requirements, plain packaging, and updated health warnings requirements, among other measures.

Pursuant to amendments to the regulation (uploaded separately below), plain packaging is required at the manufacturer level as of December 5, 2019 and the retailer level as of January 5, 2020. Further, health warnings will be required to cover 85% of the front and 100% of the back of the package beginning December 30, 2021.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of June 15, 2024 unless otherwise noted.