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Resolution No. 1 of 2018

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March 12, 2018

COMMENTS: Resolution No. 1 of 2018 suspends the effect of Circulars No. 005 and 011 of 2012, which had provided guidance around point of sale product display. Thus, pursuant to Resolution No. 1 of 2018, product display is banned.

Resolution 3961 of 2009 – Pictogram Health Warnings 2012 – 2013

COMMENTS: Resolucion 3961 DE 2009 - Pictograma Advertencias Sanitarias 2012-2013 (Resolution 3961 of 2009 – Pictogram Health Warnings 2012 – 2013) is was issued under the Ministry of Welfare Decision Number 003961 of 2009 and provides the text content and graphic images to be used in health warnings from July 2012 to July 2013.

Circular No. 005 of Superintendent of Industry and Trade

COMMENTS: Circular No. 005 of Superintendent of Industry and Trade provides specific guidance on tobacco product display at points of sale. It was repealed by Resolution No. 1 of 2018.

Resolution 3961 of 2009 – Pictogram Health Warnings 2011 – 2012

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July 21, 2011

COMMENTS: Resolucion 3961 DE 2009 - Pictograma Advertencias Sanitarias 2011-2012 (Resolution 3961 of 2009 – Pictogram Health Warnings 2011 – 2012) was issued under the Ministry of Welfare Decision Number 003961 of 2009 and provides the text content and graphic images to be used in health warnings from July 2011 to July 2012.

ANMAT Decree No. 3226-2011

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May 6, 2011

COMMENTS: ANMAT Decree No. 3226-2011 prohibits the importation, distribution, sale, and marketing of electronic cigarettes. ANMAT (Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica) is the national food and drug regulatory authority.

Ministry of Welfare Decision Number 003961 of 2009

COMMENTS: Ministry of Welfare Decision Number 003961 of 2009 was issued under Law No. 1335 and implements the tobacco product packaging and labeling provisions of that law. The Decision specifies the size, format, and rotation requirements for tobacco packaging health warnings, and also prohibits misleading terms and descriptors.

COMMENTS: Law No. 1335 (“Provisions by which Damages Caused to Minors and the Non-Smoking Population are Prevented and Public Policies Are Stipulated to Prevent Tobacco Consumption and the Cessation of the Smoker’s Dependence on Tobacco and its Derivatives in the Colombian People”) is the principal law on tobacco control in Colombia. It regulates, among other things, smoking in public places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and tobacco packaging and labeling.

Law No. 1111 on Amending Taxation of Tobacco Products

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December 27, 2006

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Decree No. 4650 on Sales Tax on Imported Tobacco Products

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December 27, 2006

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Law No. 633 on Taxation of Tobacco Products

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December 29, 2000

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Law No. 223 on Taxation of Tobacco Products

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December 20, 1995

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Decree No. 1280 Creating the Tobacco Tax Compensation Fund

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June 24, 1994

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Law No. 30 on Campaign to Prevent Tobacco Consumption

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January 31, 1986

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To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of September 17th 2019, unless otherwise noted.