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Last updated: September 14th 2021

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
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Definition

Tobacco product: product prepared totally or partially by using tobacco leaves as raw material and which is designed to be smoked, sucked, chewed or used as snuff.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco product” aligns with the FCTC definition, as it covers products that are smoked, sucked, chewed, or snuffed.

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

Outside packaging and labeling: the boxes, cartons and similar used in tobacco products for retail sale.

Analysis

The definition of “outside packaging and labeling” aligns with the FCTC definition in that it covers packaging used in the retail sale of the product.

FCTC-Based Definition:

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