Last updated: January 22, 2021


Activities / Violations
Entities That Can Be Held Responsible

Advertising and Promotion

Any person that violates advertising and promotion provisions
Fine, Jail
Enforcement Agency

Ministry of Health


The law states that the Prime Minister and Ministers shall be responsible for the implementation of the provisions of the Law. In practice, the Ministry of Health has primary responsibility for enforcement of the law.

Advertising and promotion violations are subject to imprisonment from three months to six months and a fine of not less than 1,000 dinars and not more than 3,000 dinars.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines in that it imposes a range of penalties for violations. To more fully align, the law could also include and other penalties, such as corrective remedies and license suspension and cancellation.


Not Applicable
Enforcement Agency

Not Applicable


Sponsorship is not prohibited under the Public Health Law No. 47 of 2008. Therefore, there are no associated penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 13 and the FCTC Art. 13 Guidelines, the law should specifically prohibit all tobacco sponsorship and impose penalties for violations of the prohibition.