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Last updated: September 28th 2020

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes

Not Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

Law No. 12-2012 authorizes the Minister of Health to regulate disclosure of information on contents and emissions of tobacco products; however, the Minister has not yet issued such regulations. Therefore, the law does not require manufacturers or importers of cigarettes to disclose to government authorities information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

Law Source, Section

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes

Not Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

Law No. 12-2012 authorizes the Minister of Health to regulate disclosure of information on contents and emissions of tobacco products; however, the Minister has not yet issued such regulations. Therefore, the law does not require manufacturers or importers of cigarettes to disclose to government authorities information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

Law Source, Section

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis

The law does not require disclosure of information about the contents and emissions of cigarettes. Therefore, the law does not require that such information be made readily available to the public.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require disclosure of information about the contents and emissions of cigarettes and that disclosed information be made readily available to the public.