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Last updated: January 11th 2021

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 tobacco industry disclosures to the government of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures.

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:

The law does not require health warning messages on permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. However, nearly all forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship are prohibited, except for point of sale display, direct person-to-person targeting, and unpaid depiction.

To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law should require health warning messages on all permitted forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis:

The law does not require tobacco industry disclosures to the government of information on advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities and expenditures and, therefore, does not require that disclosed information be made available to the public.

To align with FCTC Art. 13 and FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines paras. 41 and 42, the law should require tobacco industry disclosures to the government (para. 41) and that disclosed information is readily available to the public (para. 42).