Last updated: September 17, 2019


Enforcement Agency

Content regulation

Not Applicable

The law does not regulate content and ingredients of tobacco products; therefore, there are no specified penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 9 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should regulate the contents of tobacco products and impose appropriate penalties for violations of content regulations.

Disclosure requirement

Minister of Public Health; National Multi-Sectoral Committee for Tobacco Control
Fine, Jail
Entities that can be held responsible

Manufacturer or importer


Any manufacturer or importer of tobacco products who fails to provide government authorities with the required information, or knowingly provides them with false or misleading information is subject to 1-3 years in prison and a fine of 1,000,000 – 10,000,000 Burundian francs.