Last updated: January 7, 2022
Tobacco products: products that can be consumed and consist, even partly, of tobacco, whether genetically modified or not.
The law incorporates the definition of "tobacco products" contained in the EU Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EU).
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))
Outside Packaging and Labeling
Outside packaging: any packaging in which tobacco or related products are placed on the market and which includes a unit packet or an aggregation of unit packets; transparent wrappers are not regarded as outside packaging
The law incorporates the definition of "outside packaging" contained in the EU Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EU). The definition aligns with the definition of "outside packaging and labeling" contained in FCTC Art. 11(4).
Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))