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Tobacco Products Information Regulations

Version of section 12 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-09-21:

Marginal note:Texts to be displayed

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), every manufacturer of bidis, cigarettes, kreteks or tobacco sticks contained in slide and shell packages shall display on the upper slide-flap of every package of those tobacco products that they manufacture the health information that is set out for the upper slide-flap in Part 4 of the source document, in accordance with this section.

  • Marginal note:Manner of display

    (2) The health information required under subsection (1) shall be displayed in a manner that the English and French texts are one under the other and together occupy at least 50% of the surface of the upper slide-flap.

  • Marginal note:Equal display

    (3) Each message of the required health information shall be displayed, in respect of each brand of a tobacco product specified in subsection (1) packaged by a manufacturer in a year, on between 3.25% and 9.25% of those products.

  • Meaning of upper slide-flap

    (4) In this section, upper slide-flap means, in respect of a slide and shell package, the portion at the extremity of the slide that can be folded and is concealed by the shell when the slide and shell package is closed and that, when the package is opened by a consumer under normal conditions of use, is visible to the consumer.

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