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Last updated: September 17th 2019

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco products: “all products intended to be smoked, sniffed, sucked or chewed as long as they are even partly composed of tobacco (cigars, cigarettes, pipe tobacco, rolling papers and prefabricated tubes of tobacco)”.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco products” 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))

Law Source, Section

Outside Packaging and Labeling

Term Defined
Definition

“Packages should be understood to refer to any container, receptacle or envelope in which tobacco products are distributed and sold to consumers.”

Analysis

Decree No. 0284 contains a definition of “packages” which aligns with the definition of “outside packaging and labeling” contained in FCTC Art. 11.

FCTC-Based Definition:

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