Last updated: March 6th 2020

Key Terms

Tobacco Sponsorship

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco sponsorship: 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 either directly or indirectly.

Analysis

The law uses the definition of “tobacco sponsorship” contained 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))

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco advertising or - promotion: 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.

Analysis

The law uses the definition of “tobacco advertising and promotion” used 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))

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco and/or tobacco products: Products entirely or partly made of tobacco leaves as raw material and which are manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.

Analysis

The law uses the definition of “tobacco product” provided 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))

Tobacco Brand Element

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco brand element: Brandname, trademark, trade name, clear characteristic, logo, graphical shape, design, slogan, symbol, motto, selling message, letterpress, letter type, recognizable color or color pattern.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco brand element” is significant because the law uses the term in prohibiting certain means of tobacco advertising and promotion.

Tobacco Selling Point

Term Defined
Definition

Tobacco selling point: Any place where tobacco and/or tobacco products are present, in order to sell, let sell or to provide other than for free.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco selling point” is significant because the law prohibits certain activities at selling points.