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Last updated: January 13th 2020

Action Required for Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship Not Banned

Disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require disclosure because the intent of the law is to impose a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. However, some forms of promotion and sponsorship may still be permitted.

To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, there should be a law prohibiting tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. This law should require disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on any permitted tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures.

Health warning messages required on permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require health warnings on permitted forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship because the intent of the law is to impose a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, there should be a law prohibiting tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. This law should require health warnings on any permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require disclosure because the intent of the law is to impose a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. However, some forms of promotion and sponsorship may be permitted.

To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, there should be a law prohibiting tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. This law should require disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on any permitted tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures, and require that this information be made readily available to the public.