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COMMENTS: Decree No. 677 of 1993 on Sales to Minors (as amended) prohibits the sale of tobacco products to minors.
COMMENTS: Decree No. 771 on the Tobacco Control Law (as amended) is the principal law governing tobacco control in El Salvador. The decree regulates public smoking; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and tobacco packaging and labeling.
COMMENTS: Decree No. 63 on Regulation of the Law for Tobacco Control on the Regulation of the Law for Tobacco Control are the implementing regulations issued under Decree No. 771. These regulations contain specific requirements for smoke free places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and packaging and labeling of tobacco products, among other things.
COMMENTS: Order No. 1732 on Technical Standard for Implementation of Health Warnings for Tobacco Control establishes further rules related to health warnings and other information required to appear on tobacco product packaging. In addition, the order prescribes the content of no smoking signs and health warnings required at points of sale.