LANGUAGE
Last updated: September 17th 2019

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

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Definition

“Tobacco product” means a product containing tobacco, that is intended for human consumption, and includes, but is not limited to, any device, pipe, water pipe, papers, tubes, filters, portion pouches or similar objects manufactured for use in the consumption of tobacco.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco product” aligns with the definition provided for in FCTC Art. 1(f).

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))

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Outside Packaging and Labeling

Term Defined
Definition

“Package” means any packing, carton wrapping or any other container in which tobacco products are generally sold by retail or wholesale.

Analysis

The definition of “package” incorporates the key elements of the FCTC Art. 11(4) definition of “outside packaging and labeling” in that it covers any container used in retail sale of the product.

FCTC-Based Definition:

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

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