Laws

Decree No. 52 on Penalties and Measures to Implement Tobacco Control Law and Regulations

Mar 8, 2019

COMMENTS: Decree No. 52 establishes the penalties for violations of the Law on Tobacco Control and regulations issued under that law. It also includes details on application of the penalties.

Code of Conduct on Between Health Sector and Tobacco Industry

Dec 14, 2018

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Agreement No. 1067/MPH Governing Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act

COMMENTS: Agreement No. 1067/MPH Governing Implementation of Tobacco Control Act implements the Law on Tobacco Control including regulations on packaging and labeling, no-smoking signs, designated smoking areas, and some advertising and promotion provisions.

Agreement No. 992/MPH Governing Health Warning Notices to be Printed on Cigarette Packs and Cartons

Apr 24, 2014

COMMENTS: Agreement No. 992/MPH Governing Health Warning Notices to be Printed on Cigarette Packs and Cartons was replaced by Agreement No. 1067/MPH Governing Implementation of Tobacco Control Act and, therefore, is no longer in effect.

Decree No. 155/G, Tobacco Control Fund

May 24, 2013

COMMENTS: Decree No. 155/G on Tobacco Control Fund establishes the Tobacco Control Fund and regulates income sources, use of funds, and management bodies and responsibilities.

Regulation on Smoke Free Work Places of Education and Sport Sector

Jun 22, 2012

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Regulation on Smoke Free Work Places of Public Work and Transport Sector

Jun 22, 2012

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Decree No. 369, Ban on Advertising that Promotes the Consumption of Tobacco Products

Nov 29, 2010

COMMENTS: Decree No. 369, Ban on Advertising that Promotes Consumption of Tobacco Products regulates tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Decree No. 370/PMO Prescribing Health Warning Notices to be Printed on Packaging for Tobacco Products

Aug 23, 2010

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Law on Tobacco Control

Feb 16, 2010

COMMENTS: The Law on Tobacco Control regulates, among other things, smoking in public places, packaging and labeling of tobacco products, and tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Ministry of Public Works and Transports Notice No. 0819 on Smoke-Free Airports

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Rule on Smoke Free Lao Women's Union

Feb 5, 2008

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Ministry of Security Decision No. 891 on Smoke-Free Security Forces

Sep 19, 2007

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Ministry of Health Decision No. 385 on Smoke-Free Policy in Health Sectors

Mar 21, 2007

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Ministry of Education Decision No. 3147 on Smoke-Free National University

Sep 21, 2006

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Decision on Printing Health Warnings on Cigarette Packets and Cartons

May 23, 2006

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To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of September 21, 2020 unless otherwise noted.