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Last updated: November 14th 2019

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

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Definition

Tobacco product: any substance or manufactured good prepared totally or partially using tobacco leaves as raw materials and aimed at being smoked, sucked, chewed, or used as snuff.

Analysis

This definition is comprehensive and incorporates the FCTC Art. 1 definition of the term.

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))

Outside Packaging and Labeling

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Definition

External packaging and labeling: all packaging and labeling used in retail sale of tobacco products.

Analysis

This definition is comprehensive and incorporates the FCTC Art. 11 definition of the term.

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))

Front Face

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Front face: the principal display surface of a package, where the business trademark, logo and net product contents are located.

Back Face

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Back face: the area or surface opposite the front face.

Side Face

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Side face: the area or surface located next to the front face and back face and which does not correspond to the area of lesser surface.