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Decree No. 849 Prohibiting Television Advertising for Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

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November 21, 1980

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Decree No. 996 Prohibiting the Transmission of Advertising for Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

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March 20, 1981

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Ministries of Health and Social Welfare and Education Resolution on Smoke-Free Educational Facilities

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December 10, 1988

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Inter-ministerial Resolution on Smoke-Free Domestic Flights

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November 8, 1991

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Law on Protection of Children and Adolescents

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Organic Law on Health

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November 11, 1998

COMMENTS: The Organic Law on Health governs all matters related to health in Venezuela. It establishes the Ministry of Health and authorizes the ministry to adopt regulations regarding health.

Resolution No. 243 on Smoke-Free Public and Private Health Facilities

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June 19, 2000

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Decree No. 1535 on Smoke-Free Public Transport

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November 8, 2001

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Resolution No. 110 of March 22, 2004 on Packaging Regulations

Note: This resolution was repealed by Resolution No. 004 of January 9, 2014. This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Resolution No. 109 of March 22, 2004 on Regulation and Control of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products for Human Consumption

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April 22, 2004

COMMENTS: Resolution No. 109 of March 22, 2004 establishes requirements for companies that manufacture or sell cigarettes and other tobacco products in Venezuela. These requirements include disclosure of product contents and emissions.

Resolution No. 474 on Partial Amendments to Resolution No. 109 of March 22, 2004

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Law on Social Responsibility on Radio and Television

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December 16, 2004

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Partial Amendments to Regulations on Debates in the National Assembly (excerpt)

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October 26, 2005

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Decree Approving the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

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November 1, 2005

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Partial Amendments to the Law on Social Responsibility on Radio and Television

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December 12, 2005

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Resolution No. 012 of February 8, 2006 on Regulation of Advertising and Promotion of Tobacco Products and Commercial Brands of Tobacco Products

COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Resolution No. 012 of February 8, 2006 regulates advertising and promotion of tobacco products. This resolution was repealed by Resolution No. 071 of July 18, 2019.

Resolution No. 011 of February 8, 2006 on Regulation of Ways of Selling and Points of Sale for Tobacco Products

COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Resolution No. 011 of February 8, 2006 regulates the sale of tobacco products, as well as the sale of products that resemble tobacco products or promote tobacco products. This resolution was repealed by Resolution No. 071 of July 18, 2019.

Law Establishing the Value-Added Tax

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May 12, 2006

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Decree No. 5619 Amending the Tobacco Tax Act

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October 3, 2007

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Resolution No. 056 of April 3, 2009 on New Pictorial Health Warnings

Note: This resolution was repealed by Resolution No. 004 of January 9, 2014. This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Resolution No. 030 of March 2, 2011 on Smoke-Free Environments

COMMENTS: Ministry of Popular Power for Health Resolution No. 030 of March 2, 2011 prohibits smoking in indoor public places, indoor workplaces and public transport, and regulates posting of smoke-free signs and penalties for violations.

Resolution No. 004 of January 9, 2014 Regulating Packaging and Labeling

COMMENTS: Ministry of Health Resolution No. 004 of January 9, 2014 regulates the content, size and format of health warnings on cigarette packing.

Resolution No. 071 of July 18, 2019 on Comprehensive Ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship

COMMENTS: Resolution No. 071 of July 18, 2019 establishes a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. In addition, the resolution restricts tobacco sales based on location and prohibits the sale of single cigarettes and small packets of cigarettes. The resolution repeals Resolution No. 011 of February 8, 2006 and Resolution No. 012 of February 8, 2006.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of September 24th 2020, unless otherwise noted.