Last updated: December 9, 2023


Enforcement Agency

Content regulation

Not Applicable

The law does not regulate the contents of cigarettes; therefore, there are no specified penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 9 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Guidelines, the law should regulate the contents of cigarettes and impose sanctions for violations.

Disclosure requirement

Ministry of Health
Fine, Jail
Entities that can be held responsible

Manufacturer, importer


Violations of the disclosure requirement are punishable by: on summary conviction, a fine of 100,000 dollars and imprisonment for six months; or on conviction on indictment, a fine of 200,000 dollars and imprisonment for one year.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that the law imposes sanctions for disclosure violations.