COMMENTS: Raabo No. AN-V-0081 of 28 February 1988 Concerning the Regulation of Advertising and Places for Tobacco Consumption was previously the primary legislation governing tobacco products in Burkina Faso. While some of the provisions have been replaced by more recent legislation, some of the provisions on tobacco advertising and promotion remain in effect.
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.
COMMENTS: Law No. 025-2001/AN of 25 October 2001 Concerning the Code of Advertising regulates advertising and the advertising professions generally. It also contains some provisions specific to advertising and promotion of tobacco products.
COMMENTS: Law No. 040-2010/Concerning Tobacco Control in Burkina Faso (as promulgated by Decree No. 2010-823) is the primary tobacco control law in Burkina Faso and regulates, among other things, smoke free places, tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and tobacco packaging and labeling.
COMMENTS: Decree No. 2011-1052/Concerning the Ban on Smoking in Public Places and Public Transportation implements the requirements for smoke free places under the tobacco control law.
COMMENTS: Decree No. 2011-1051/Concerning the Packaging and Labeling of Tobacco Products in Burkina Faso implements the packaging and labeling requirements under the tobacco control law. The Decree also authorizes the Minister of Health to prescribe the content and appearance of health warnings on tobacco products by Administrative Order.
COMMENTS: Joint Administrative Order No. 2015-366/MS/MICA provides the implementing details for the health warnings on tobacco packaging and the ban on misleading packaging and labeling.
COMMENTS: Decree No. 2016/926 Concerning Protection of the Educational Domain prohibits tobacco advertising campaigns in the vicinity of educational facilities.