Last updated: March 7th 2022

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco product” means a product entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as raw material which are manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing, or snuffing.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco product” in the law aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” provided in FCTC Art. 1(f).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any product entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as a raw material which is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing, or snuffing. (FCTC Art. 1(f))

Outside Packaging and Labeling

Term Defined
Definition

“Outside packaging” means the covering, wrapper, or container that has direct contact with the tobacco product intended for retail sale.

Analysis

The definition of “outside packaging” aligns with the definition of “outside packaging and labeling” provided in FCTC Art. 11 because it encompasses all packaging used for retail sale.

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))