Law No. 18/035 of December 13, 2018

13 Mar, 2019

COMMENTS: Law No. 18/035 of December 13, 2018, Setting the Fundamental Principles for the Organization of Public Health, includes a number of tobacco control measures. Once the law is fully implemented, which requires the issuance of administrative orders/regulations, the law will require graphic health warnings on 50% of the front and back of cigar and cigarette packaging, in addition to measures regulating smoke-free places, and tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Note: The English translation contains relevant excerpts only.

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