LANGUAGE
Last updated: March 6th 2020

Key Terms

Ingredient

Term Defined
Definition

“Ingredient” means any substance or component other than the leaves and other natural or unprocessed parts of the tobacco plant, used in the manufacture or preparation of a tobacco product and present in the final product, including in an altered form, including the paper, filter, dyes and adhesives.

Analysis

The definition of “ingredient” aligns with the definition provided in the FCTC Art. 9 &10 Partial Guidelines. However, the definition could be improved by including tobacco in the definition.

Nicotine

Term Defined
Definition

“Nicotine” means nicotinic alkaloids.

Analysis

The definition of “nicotine” is significant because the law regulates emissions including nicotine.

Tar

Term Defined
Definition

“Tar or condensate” means the condensate of raw anhydrous smoke that does not contain nicotine.

Analysis

The definition of “tar or condensate” is significant because the law regulates emissions including tar.