Last updated: June 1st 2020

Key Terms

Tobacco Sponsorship

Term Not Defined
Analysis

The law and guidelines do not contain a definition of “tobacco sponsorship.” To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law or guidelines should provide a definition of “tobacco sponsorship” in accordance with the definition contained in FCTC Art. 1(g).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any form of contribution to any event, activity, or individual with the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use directly or indirectly. (FCTC Art. 1(g))

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion

Term Not Defined
Analysis

The law and guidelines do not contain a definition of “tobacco advertising and promotion.” To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law or guidelines should provide a definition of “tobacco advertising and promotion” in accordance with the definition contained in FCTC Art. 1(c).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any form of commercial communication, recommendation, or action with the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use either directly or indirectly. (FCTC Art. 1(c))

Tobacco Product

Term Not Defined
Analysis

The law and guidelines do not contain a definition of “tobacco product.” To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law or guidelines should provide a definition of “tobacco product” in accordance with the definition contained 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))