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Last updated: October 14th 2021

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco product” means a product that can be consumed and consists wholly or partly of tobacco (nicotiana).

Analysis

The definition of "tobacco product" contained 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))

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Outside Packaging and Labeling

Term Defined
Definition

“Outside packaging” means any packaging in which tobacco products or other products referred to in this Act are placed on the market and which includes a unit packet or an aggregation of unit packets; however, the transparent wrappers of unit packets are not regarded as outside packaging.

Analysis

The definition of "outside packaging" aligns with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 11.

FCTC-Based Definition:

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

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