Last updated: March 4, 2020
Included in this regulation are cigarettes, cigars, tobaccos and other products of similar use, prepared totally or in part by using tobacco leaves as raw material and designed to be smoked, inhaled, sucked, chewed or used as snuff.
Although not technically a definition, this provision defines the scope of the regulations as being applicable to the stated types of tobacco products.
This provision aligns with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 1.
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
Outside packaging and labeling: understood to mean any wrapper and labeling used in the retail sale of tobacco products, including cigarette cartons.
The definition of “outside packaging and labeling” aligns with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 11(4).
Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))