LANGUAGE
Last updated: January 14th 2021

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

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Definition

“Tobacco product” means any product from tobacco whether or not manufactured and intended for use by smoking, inhaling, mastication, orally taking by mouth or administration through the skin, and includes nasal or oral snuff or any product containing tobacco.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco product” contained in the law aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” 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 pack, carton, wrapping or other container in which tobacco products are customarily sold at retail.

Analysis

The law does not contain a definition of "outside packaging and labeling", but does define a similar term, “package.”

The definition of “package” contained in the law aligns with the definition of “outside packaging and labeling” provided in FCTC Art. 11(4) in that it encompasses the packages in which products are sold at retail.

FCTC-Based Definition:

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

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