Last updated: January 30, 2023

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority

T├╝rkmenstandartlary

Analysis

The law requires the manufacturer or importer of tobacco products sold in Turkmenistan to submit to the authorized agency (Turkmenstandartlary) an annual report on the ingredients contained in tobacco products.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes

Not Required
Analysis

The law does not require manufacturers or importers of cigarettes to disclose to government authorities information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis

The law does not require that disclosed information be made readily available to the public. Instead, the authorized agency has the discretion to make information from the reports available to the public.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require that disclosed information on contents and emissions be made readily available to the public.