Ministry of Public Health Ordinance No. 696

COMMENTS: Ordinance No. 696 establishes requirements related to plain packaging of tobacco products under Executive Decree No. 235/018. That decree was the subject of a legal challenge. While that challenge was pending, Law No. 19.723 was passed to amend Law No. 18.256 to require plain packaging of tobacco products. Ordinance No. 696 was repealed by Decree No. 120/019.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of May 22, 2024 unless otherwise noted.