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Last updated: September 18th 2019

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers of tobacco products to disclose information regarding the composition and emissions of tobacco products. The regulations detailing the specific requirements of such disclosure have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers of tobacco products to disclose information regarding the composition and emissions of tobacco products. The regulations detailing the specific requirements of such disclosure have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Health

Analysis

The law provides that disclosed information is "available and accessible" to the public. The regulations stating how this information will be made available to the public have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires that disclosed information be made readily available to the public.