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Last updated: July 26th 2020

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers to disclose “levels of the different substances present” in tobacco products.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

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Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers to disclose information on nicotine emissions and “levels of poisonous substances in the tobacco smoke.”

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

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Disclosed information readily available to the public

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

The Ministry of Health is required to publish reports submitted to the Ministry of Health and make all disclosures publicly available.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires that disclosed information be made readily available to the public.

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