LANGUAGE
Last updated: November 26th 2019

Key Terms

Tobacco Sponsorship

Term Defined
Definition

"Tobacco sponsorship" means a form of contribution to an event, activity, organization or individual that has the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use, directly or indirectly.

Analysis

The law’s definition of “tobacco sponsorship” align with the definition of “tobacco sponsorship” provided in 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

"Advertisement" in relation to a tobacco product means a commercial communication through any media or means that is intended to have, or is likely to have, the direct, indirect or incidental effect of (a) creating an awareness of a tobacco product, brand, manufacturer or seller; or (b) promoting the purchase or use of a tobacco product or brand.

"Promotion" in relation to a tobacco product, includes advertisement and a commercial act or practice that is intended to or is likely to encourage or recommend a tobacco product or the use of a tobacco product, directly or indirectly.

Analysis

The law’s definitions of “advertisement” and “promotion” align with the definition of “tobacco advertising and promotion” provided 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 product" means a product entirely or partly made from the leaf tobacco as raw material, which is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.

Analysis

The law’s definition of “tobacco product” aligns with 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))