LANGUAGE
Last updated: July 26th 2021

Key Terms

Tobacco Sponsorship

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco sponsorship” means any form of contribution to any event, activity, or individual that has the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use either directly or indirectly.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco sponsorship” contained in the National Tobacco Control Act aligns with the definition of “tobacco sponsorship” provided in FCTC Art. 1(g).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any form of contribution to any event, activity, or individual with the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use directly or indirectly. (FCTC Art. 1(g))

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Tobacco Advertising and Promotion

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco advertising and promotion” means any form of commercial communication, recommendation, or action with the aim, effect, or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use directly or indirectly.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco advertising and promotion” contained in the National Tobacco Control Act aligns with the definition of “tobacco advertising and promotion” provided in FCTC Art. 1(c).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any form of commercial communication, recommendation, or action with the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use either directly or indirectly. (FCTC Art. 1(c))

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Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco products” means products entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as raw material which are manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing, or snuffing.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco products” contained in the National Tobacco Control Act aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” provided by 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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