Last updated: March 4th 2020

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
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Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

The law requires tobacco product manufacturers and importers to submit a report to the Ministry of Public Health with information concerning toxic substances as defined by the Ministry of Public Health.

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

Required
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Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

The law requires tobacco product manufacturers and importers to report to the Ministry of Public Health with information concerning toxic substances as defined by the Ministry of Public Health.

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 emissions of their cigarettes.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Required
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Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers of tobacco products to disclose information about the toxic substances in tobacco products and the emissions they can produce in two newspapers every three months.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires that disclosed information be made readily available to the public.