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Last updated: May 31st 2019

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:

Disclosure to the government by the tobacco industry of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures is not required.

The law does not align with best practice, as reflected in FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines. 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 and expenditures.

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

Not Required
Analysis:

Health warnings are not required on permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, even though there are no restrictions on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

The law does not align with best practice, as reflected in FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines. To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law should require health warning messages on all permitted tobacco advertising, promotion or sponsorship.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require disclosure to the government of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship; therefore, this information is not available to the public.

The law does not align with best practice, as reflected in FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines. 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 and expenditures and require that such information be made readily available to the public.