Last updated: June 29, 2023

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco products” refers to paper cigarettes, cut tobacco, cigars, and other tobacco products entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco or nicotine-containing natural plants for smoking, chewing, sucking, snuffing, or other methods of consuming.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco products” contained in the law aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” provided in FCTC Art. 1(f).

FCTC-Based Definition

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

Term Defined
Definition

“Tobacco product containers" refer to all the packaging boxes, cans, or other containers used for selling the tobacco products to the consumers.

Analysis

The definition of “tobacco product containers” provided in the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act aligns with the definition of “outside packaging and labeling” contained in FCTC Art. 11(4), as it encompasses all packaging used for retail sales.

FCTC-Based Definition

Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))