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Tobacco Products Information Regulations

Version of section 1 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-09-21:


Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.

Act

Loi

Act means the Tobacco Act. (Loi)

brand

marque

brand means all of the brand elements that as a whole are used by a manufacturer to identify to a consumer a tobacco product made by the manufacturer. (marque)

carton

cartouche

carton means a package intended to be sold to consumers and that contains two or more packages of a tobacco product, other than a tube, a filter or cigarette paper. (cartouche)

cigar

cigare

cigar includes

  • (a) a cigarillo or cheroot; and

  • (b) any roll or tubular construction intended for smoking that consists of a filler composed of pieces of natural or reconstituted leaf tobacco, a binder of natural or reconstituted leaf tobacco in which the filler is wrapped, and a wrapper of natural or reconstituted leaf tobacco. (cigare)

cigarette

cigarette

cigarette includes any roll or tubular construction that contains tobacco and is intended for smoking, other than a bidi, cigar, kretek or tobacco stick. (cigarette)

equivalent unit

unité équivalente

equivalent unit means

  • (a) in respect of cigarette tobacco, a cigarette prepared in accordance with the method set out in the Canadian General Standards Board standard CAN/CGSB-176.1-92, entitled Preparation of Cigarettes from Cigarette Tobacco for Testing, dated December 1992; and

  • (b) in respect of leaf tobacco, a cigarette prepared in accordance with Official Method T-401, entitled Preparation of cigarettes from packaged leaf tobacco for testing, prepared by the Department of Health, dated December 31, 1999. (unité équivalente)

health information

information de santé

health information means the information set out in Part 4 of the source document. (information de santé)

health warning

mise en garde

health warning means

  • (a) in respect of cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, kreteks, leaf tobacco and tobacco sticks, the warnings that are set out in Part 1 of the source document;

  • (b) in respect of pipe tobacco, other than pipe tobacco described in subsection 6(1), the warnings that are set out in Part 2 of the source document; and

  • (c) in respect of pipe tobacco and cigars described in section 6, the warnings that are set out in Part 3 of the source document. (mise en garde)

kit

trousse

kit means a package that includes any of the following tobacco products together with another tobacco product, which products are intended to be assembled by a consumer for their use:

  • (a) cigarettes;

  • (b) cigarette tobacco;

  • (c) leaf tobacco;

  • (d) cigars;

  • (e) pipe tobacco;

  • (f) tobacco sticks;

  • (g) chewing tobacco;

  • (h) snuff;

  • (i) kreteks; or

  • (j) bidis. (trousse)

mainstream smoke

fumée principale

mainstream smoke means the smoke that is drawn through the port of a smoking machine when a tobacco product is placed in the machine and combusted. (fumée principale)

manufacturer

fabricant

manufacturer includes an importer of tobacco products. It does not include a manufacturer that only packages or that only distributes tobacco products on behalf of another manufacturer. (fabricant)

principal display surface

principale surface exposée

principal display surface, means

  • (a) in the case of a package, carton or kit that has at least two equal sized sides or surfaces, other than the top and bottom, that may be displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, the area of each of two of those sides or surfaces, including the sides of any lid or cover if those sides are part of the sides of the package, carton or kit;

  • (b) in the case of a package, carton or kit that has sides of more than one size, the area of each half of the total area of its largest side;

  • (c) in the case of a package, carton or kit that has a lid or flap that is the part of the package, carton or kit displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, the area of each half of the total area of the top surface of the lid or flap; and

  • (d) in the case of a package, carton or kit that does not have a particular side or surface that is predominantly displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, any two portions that each occupy 40% of the total surface area of the package, carton or kit and that can be displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, excluding, where applicable, the top surface of any lid, but including the side of the lid if the side is a part of the side of the package, carton or kit. (principale surface exposée)

slide

tiroir

slide means the sliding portion of a slide package that is intended to contain a tobacco product. (tiroir)

source document

document source

source document means the document entitled Health Warnings and Information for Tobacco Products, published by the Department of Health, dated May 12, 2000. (document source)

toxic constituent

constituant toxique

toxic constituent means a toxic constituent listed in column 1 of Schedule 2. (constituant toxique)

toxic emission

émission toxique

toxic emission means a toxic emission listed in column 1 of Schedule 1. (émission toxique)

type of package

type d’emballage

type of package includes each size of the following types of packages:

  • (a) in respect of bidis, cigarettes, kreteks and tobacco sticks,

    • (i) a slide and shell package,

    • (ii) a flip-top package, and

    • (iii) a soft package;

  • (b) in respect of cigarette tobacco and pipe tobacco,

    • (i) a pouch,

    • (ii) a can, and

    • (iii) a tub;

  • (c) in respect of cigars,

    • (i) a tube,

    • (ii) a flip-top box,

    • (iii) a soft package, and

    • (iv) a bundle; and

  • (d) in respect of chewing tobacco and snuff, a plastic or metal container. (type d’emballage)

unit

unité

unit means

  • (a) a cigarette;

  • (b) a cigar;

  • (c) a tobacco stick;

  • (d) a kretek; or

  • (e) a bidi. (unité)

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