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Last updated: March 4th 2020

Key Terms

Tobacco Product

Term Defined
Definition

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.

Analysis

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.

FCTC-Based Definition:

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

Term Defined
Definition

Outside packaging and labeling: understood to mean any wrapper and labeling used in the retail sale of tobacco products, including cigarette cartons.

Analysis

The definition of “outside packaging and labeling” aligns with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 11(4).

FCTC-Based Definition:

Any packaging and labeling used in the retail sale of the product. (FCTC Art. 11(4))