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Tobacco Products Information Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-09-21:

Marginal note:Display

  •  (1) Every manufacturer of cigarettes, other than cigarettes contained in a soft package, cigarette tobacco, other than cigarette tobacco contained in a pouch, kreteks, leaf tobacco and tobacco sticks shall display health information in the following manner:

    • (a) in the case of any package other than a slide and shell package or a tub

      • (i) anywhere on the package, other than the principal display surface or the bottom, in a manner that the English and French texts are side by side, centred, and together occupy between 60% and 70% of the side on which it is displayed; or

      • (ii) on a leaflet inserted in every package, in English on one side of the leaflet and in French on the other side, with the information centred and occupying between 60% to 70% of each side;

    • (b) in the case of a slide and shell package

      • (i) in the manner described in subparagraph (a)(ii), or

      • (ii) on the surface of the slide that is opposite to the side of the slide that is next to the tobacco product, in such a manner that the English and French texts are side-by-side and centered, and together occupy 60% to 70% of that surface; and

    • (c) in the case of a tub

      • (i) in the manner described in subparagraph (a)(ii),

      • (ii) on any exterior surface of the tub except the bottom,

      • (iii) on the interior surface of the lid, or

      • (iv) on the freshness seal.

  • Marginal note:Leaflet

    (2) The leaflet shall be approximately 50 mm by 88 mm and readily visible to a person who opens a package in which it has been inserted.

  • Marginal note:Equal display

    (3) Every manufacturer shall, in respect of each brand of a tobacco product specified in subsection (1) that the manufacturer packages during a year and each type of package of the brand, display each message on between 3.25% and 9.25% of those tobacco products.

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