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Law on the Restriction of the Use of Tobacco (as amended and consolidated through July 6, 2007)

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Rules on the Conditions Which Must Be Fulfilled by Smoking Rooms

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Rules on the Functioning of the Smoking Cessation Assistance Telephone Line

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August 30, 2007

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Decree Fixing the Amount of Rates of Excise Duty on Cigarettes

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Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products Act

COMMENTS: The Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products Act is the primary piece of legislation regulating tobacco products. The Act implements the 2014 EU Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EU) and includes further restrictions on smoke free environments, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and packaging and labeling. A minor amendment to the Act was adopted in May 2017.

Regulations on Health Warnings on Tobacco Products (as amended)

COMMENTS: The Rules on Health Warnings for Tobacco Products establishes further rules related to health warnings and other information required to appear on tobacco product packaging. These Rules were issued in May 2017 and amended in September 2017.

Law on the Amendment of the Law on Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products

COMMENTS: The Law on the Amendment of the Law on Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products contains a minor amendment to the smoke free provisions to permit smoking on stage in cultural facilities when part of a performance.

Rules on the Uniform Packaging of Tobacco Products

COMMENTS: The Rules on the Uniform Packaging of Tobacco Products require the plain packaging of cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of May 20th 2020, unless otherwise noted.