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Last updated: May 7th 2019

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco Products: any product entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as a raw material which is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.

Analysis

The definition in the law aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” provided for in FCTC Art. 1(f).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any product entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as a raw material which is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing, or snuffing. (FCTC Art. 1(f))

Outside Packaging and Labeling

Term Defined
Definition

Packaging: both immediate and other wrappings of tobacco products.

Labeling: the statements, indications, instructions on use, product brands, images or signs concerning the tobacco products and appearing on the tobacco products or on any wrapping, document, slip, label, tobacco pouch, or bands accompanying the tobacco products or having to do with them.

Analysis

The definitions of "packaging" and "labeling" in the decree align with the definition of "outside packaging and labeling" provided for in FCTC Art. 11 because they encompass packaging and labeling used for retail sale.

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))