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Last updated: September 17th 2019

Health Warnings/Messages Features

Type of product: Smoked Tobacco Product
Type of Warnings / Messages Required
Not Required
Location and Size of Warnings / Messages on Unit Packaging
Rotation Required
Not Required
Number of Warnings / Messages Authorized to Be Displayed at Any Given Time
0
Length of Rotation Period
Unspecified
Analysis

The law does not address tobacco product packaging and labeling. To align with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines, the law should require, at a minimum, large, clear, visible, legible and rotating health warnings and messages that cover more than 50% but at least 30% of the principal display areas and contain pictures as well as text.

Type of product: Smokeless Tobacco Products
Type of Warnings / Messages Required
Not Required
Location and Size of Warnings / Messages on Unit Packaging
Rotation Required
Not Required
Number of Warnings / Messages Authorized to Be Displayed at Any Given Time
0
Length of Rotation Period
Unspecified
Analysis

The law does not address tobacco product packaging and labeling. To align with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines, the law should require, at a minimum, large, clear, visible, legible and rotating health warnings and messages that cover more than 50% but at least 30% of the principal display areas and contain pictures as well as text.