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Law No. 4961 on Tax Reform, Selective Consumption Tax

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March 10, 1972

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Law No. 6820 Amending Selective Consumption Tax

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November 3, 1982

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Law No. 6826 on General Sales Tax

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November 8, 1982

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Law No. 6879 on Tax of Imported Goods

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July 21, 1983

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Law No. 6986 on Tariffs and Customs Agreement

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May 3, 1985

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Decree No. 20196-S of 1990 on Control of Ads and Smoking Regulations (as amended)

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June 25, 1991

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Law No. 7501 on Smoking Law Regulations

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Executive Decree No. 25234 on Regulations on Law to Promote Competition, Consumer Protection

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January 25, 1996

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Executive Decree No. 25462-S on Smoking Law Regulations

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Law No. 7319 of 1992 Creating the Office of Ombudsman (as amended)

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October 25, 1999

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Law No. 7972 on Cigarette Taxes for Social Security Plan

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December 24, 1999

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Executive Decree No. 31616-S on Promotions & Sponsorships

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May 20, 2003

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Law No. 495-06 on Tax Correction

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December 28, 2006

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Law No. 7472 of 1994 on Consumer Protection (as amended)

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General Law No. 9028 on the Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health

COMMENTS: General Law for the Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health, Legislative Decree No. 9028 is the main legislation for tobacco control and regulates, among other things, smoke free places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and tobacco packaging and labeling.

Regulation of the General Law for the Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health, Executive Decree No. 37185

COMMENTS: Regulation of the General Law for Control of Tobacco and its Harmful Effects on Health, Executive Decree No. 37185 contains the implementing regulations issued under the General Law for Tobacco Control which regulate, among other things, smoke free places and tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. In the English language file, only excerpted portions of the legislation that are relevant to the review have been translated into English.

Ministry of Health Resolution No. 6094 Designating the Unit Responsible for Approving Health Warnings

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July 19, 2013

COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Resolution No. 6094 designates the Director of Health Marketing as the entity within the Ministry of Health responsible for approving the health warnings to be displayed on tobacco product packages.

Ministry of Health Directive DM-RM-6540-2013 on the Interpretation of Law No. 9028

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October 1, 2013

COMMENTS: Directive DM-RM-6540-2013 on the Interpretation of Law No. 9028 was issued by the Minister of Health to clarify questions related to the display of tobacco products and price lists at points of sale. This was subsequently repealed by Directive DM-JM-3274-2018.

Regulation for the Labeling of Tobacco Products and Tobacco Derivatives, Executive Decree No. 37778-S

COMMENTS: Regulation for the Labeling of Tobacco Products and Tobacco Derivatives, Executive Decree No. 37778-S contains the implementing regulations issued under the General Law for Tobacco Control which regulate tobacco product packaging and labeling.

Ministry of Health Directive No. 6095, Guidance Establishing the Contents of Pictorial Health Warnings

COMMENTS: Directive No. 6095 was issued by the Ministry of Health in July 2013 and contains the design, placement, and contents of six authorized pictorial health warnings warnings.

Ministry of Health Directive No. 4979, Guidance Establishing the Contents of Pictorial Health Warnings

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November 3, 2015

COMMENTS: Directive No. 4979 was issued by the Ministry of Health in November 2014 and establishes the contents and other requirements of the second round of pictorial health warnings.

Ministry of Health Directive No. 4960, Guidance Establishing the Contents of Pictorial Health Warnings

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November 11, 2016

COMMENTS: Directive No. 4960 was issued by the Ministry of Health in November 2015 and establishes the contents and other requirements of the third round of pictorial health warnings.

Ministry of Health Directive DM-JM-3274-2018

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September 24, 2018

COMMENTS: Directive DM-JM-3274-2018 repeals Directive DM-RM-6540-2013, which clarified provisions related to the display of tobacco products and price lists at points of sale. Under Directive DM-JM-3274-2018, the Minister of Health ordered display cabinets to be covered so that tobacco products are not visible at points of sale.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of August 15th 2019, unless otherwise noted.