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Last updated: March 6th 2020

Action Required for Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship Not Banned

Disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities. Some advertising, promotion and sponsorship is allowed, or inadvertently may not be covered under the advertising ban. Therefore, to align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law should require disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities.

Health warning messages required on permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require health warning messages on permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. Some advertising, promotion and sponsorship is allowed, or inadvertently may not be covered under the advertising ban. Therefore, to align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law should health warning messages on permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities. Therefore, such information is not readily available to the public. To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law should require disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and make such information readily available to the public.