Last updated: July 29, 2023
"Tobacco product" means a product composed in whole or in part of tobacco including tobacco leaves or an extract of tobacco leaves or a mixture containing tobacco, and includes –
i) cigarettes cigars, cigarillos, smokeless tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco pipe tobacco water-pipe tobacco green tobacco leaf tobacco heated tobacco product cigarette paper tube or filter; and
ii) electronic nicotine delivery systems electronic non-nicotine delivery systems and other products containing nicotine and devices used, manufactured or marketed to replace or imitate tobacco or nicotine.
The definition of "tobacco product" contained in the law aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” provided in FCTC Art. 1(f), and goes beyond the FCTC definition in that in also includes e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery systems.
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
“Package" means a covering wrapper container tobacco product pack, pouch, tin or other enclosure that contains nicotine products or carton, container or other enclosure which contains tobacco or a tobacco product and in which tobacco or tobacco products are customarily sold in retail, with a label sticker and other written or graphic information on or in it.
The definition of "package" aligns with the definition of “outside packaging and labeling” provided in FCTC Art. 11.
Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))