C236 - Use of guidelines on Article 9

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Afghanistan No No Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Albania Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Algeria Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO African Region
Angola No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Antigua and Barbuda Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Armenia Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Australia Yes Yes The regulation impact statement will take into account the guidelines for implementation of Articles 9 and 10 of the WHO FCTC. WHO Western Pacific Region
Austria Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Azerbaijan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Bahamas Report not provided No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bahrain (Kingdom of) Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Bangladesh Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Barbados No No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Belarus Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belgium No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belize Report not provided No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Benin Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO African Region
Bhutan Yes No Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) No Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bosnia and Herzegovina Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Botswana Yes Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Brazil Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Brunei Darussalam Yes Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Bulgaria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Burkina Faso Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Burundi Report not provided Yes Report not provided WHO African Region
Cabo Verde No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Cambodia Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Cameroon No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Canada No No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Central African Republic Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chad Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chile Yes Yes Las directrices del convenio marco se han utilizado en los antecedentes y redacción de proyectos de regulación de contenidos de productos de tabaco. No se han aprobado a la fecha reglamentos asociados a la prohibición o control de productos. WHO Region of the Americas
China Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Colombia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Comoros No Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Congo Report not provided No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cook Islands Yes Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Costa Rica Yes Yes Se anexan Ley 9028 y sus reglamentos WHO Region of the Americas
Côte d'Ivoire Yes No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Croatia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Cyprus Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Czech Republic Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Democratic Republic of the Congo No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Denmark No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Djibouti No No Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dominica Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Ecuador Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Egypt Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
El Salvador No No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Equatorial Guinea No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Estonia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Ethiopia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
European Union Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Fiji Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Finland Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
France No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Gabon No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Gambia No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Georgia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Germany Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Ghana Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO African Region
Greece Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Grenada No No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Guatemala No No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Guinea Report not provided No Report not provided WHO African Region
Guinea-Bissau No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Guyana Yes Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Honduras Yes Yes El Instituto Hondureño para la Prevención del Alcoholismo. Drogadicción y Farmacodependencia IHADFA está en la mayor disposición de realizar los análisis y medición del contenido de los productos de tabaco. así como. el análisis y medición de las emisiones de los productos de tabaco. por lo que. si la Organización Mundial de la Salud apoyase dicha labor sería un magnífico aporte WHO Region of the Americas
Hungary Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Iceland Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
India Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Yes Yes Article 18 of the Act requires the Iran Tobacco Company to comply with the national standards in production and supply of tobacco products. The Iran Standard and Research Institute (ISRI) developed 57 standards for tobacco products in accordance with the relevant ISO standards and required testing for tar nicotine carbon monoxide alkaloids and nitrate. These tests have been agreed with Iran Tobacco Company. Due to lack of laboratory facilities for the testing of tobacco products in ISRI and the Ministry of Health and Medical Education the testing of tobacco products is carried out either in the laboratory of the Iran Tobacco Company or in a foreign laboratory chosen by the industry. 17 The Bylaw in its Article 22 mandates the Ministry of Health and Medical Education to provide the necessary facilities and laboratory equipment for the assessment of the materials and compounds contained in and emitted by tobacco products. Due to the current sanctions against I.R. Iran access to sophisticated laboratory equipment causes problems in equipping reference laboratories for the Ministry of Health and Medical Education. The Conference of the Parties at its fourth and fifth sessions adopted partial guidelines for the implementation of Articles 9 and 10 of the Convention which Parties can use to develop their own regulations and standards. According to the needs assessment of the FCTC some gaps identified in implementation of Articles 9 as follow: 1. The partial guidelines for the implementation of Articles 9 and 10 adopted by the Conference of the Parties have not been used in the development of the national regulations and standards concerning contents emissions and disclosures of tobacco products including the banning of additives as a strong public health measure. 2. The national standards on tobacco products are limited to the scope of constituents to harmful constituents such as tar nicotine and carbon monoxide. 3. The competent authority does not have exclusive laboratory facilities for the testing of tobacco products. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Iraq Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ireland Yes Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Israel Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Italy Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Jamaica Yes Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Japan Yes Yes Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare sets Technical Committee for Health Risk Assessment of Tobacco. WHO Western Pacific Region
Jordan Yes Yes The Jordanian standards for cigarettes have been modified (No. 446/2012) to determine the percentage of CO2 in addition to the development of Standard Tobacco Molasses in which there have been identified additives and the percentage of glycerol which is under the legal action will be issued mid-2014. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kazakhstan Answer not provided Report not provided On November 22 2011 signed by Government Resolution ? 1366 ''On approval of rules for placing a pack of tobacco products tobacco product packaging information on the composition on the levels of tar nicotine and systemic poisons carcinogenic and mutagenic substances and health warnings'' demonstration that integrates three carcinogenic mutagenic substances and poisons on the pack tobacco packaging in April 2013. WHO European Region
Kenya Yes Yes The guidelines have been used to draft legislation. The Tobacco industry keeps referring to the guidelines as not being legally binding WHO African Region
Kiribati No No Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Kuwait Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kyrgyzstan Report not provided Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lao People's Democratic Republic No No Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Latvia Yes No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lebanon Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lesotho Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Liberia No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Libya No No Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lithuania Yes Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Luxembourg No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Madagascar No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malaysia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Maldives Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Mali Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malta Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Marshall Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mauritania No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mauritius Yes No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mexico Yes Yes Ley General para el Control del Tabaco: http://www.cofepris.gob.mx/MJ/Paginas/Leyes.aspx Reglamento de la Ley General para el Control del Tabaco: http://www.cofepris.gob.mx/MJ/Paginas/Reglamentos.aspx WHO Region of the Americas
Micronesia (Federated States of) Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mongolia No Report not provided The State Administrative Body in charge of inspection shall issue certificate on sanitary condition for tobacco manufacturing import export trade and toxic ingredient of tobacco by each brand of tobacco. WHO Western Pacific Region
Montenegro Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Myanmar Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Namibia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Nauru Report not provided No Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nepal Yes Report not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Netherlands Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
New Zealand No No Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nicaragua Yes Yes Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Niger Report not provided Yes Report not provided WHO African Region
Nigeria Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO African Region
Niue Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Norway Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Oman No No Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Pakistan No Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Palau No No Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Panama Yes Yes En cuanto al uso de las directrices se indica que: prohibir o restringir los ingredientes de los productos de tabaco enumerados en la sección 3.1.2 de las Directrices parciales; Contamos con un proyecto de Ley que considera los aspectos contenidos en la sección 3.1.2 pero el mismo aún no ha sido aprobado. realizar visitas a los establecimientos de fabricación para verificar si se están utilizando ingredientes prohibidos o restringidos; Contamos con un proyecto de Ley que considera los aspectos contenidos en la sección 3.1.2 pero el mismo aún no ha sido aprobado. exigir que los cigarrillos comercializados en el mercado de su país observen las normas relativas a la tendencia reducida a la ignición. Este tema no ha sido considerado aún. Existe algún laboratorio en su jurisdicción con capacidad para efectuar las mediciones relativas al contenido y las emisiones de los productos de tabaco. si se trata de un laboratorio gubernamental o de un laboratorio independiente que pertenezca a la industria tabacalera y esté bajo su control. No se cuenta con ningún laboratorio con estas capacidades en el país. WHO Region of the Americas
Papua New Guinea Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Paraguay Yes Yes Hasta la fecha no se ha tomado ninguna muestra ni analizado ningún producto de tabaco. por la dirección citada. WHO Region of the Americas
Peru No Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Philippines No No Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Poland No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Portugal Yes Yes Current legislation requires manufacturers and importers to provide the list of ingredients which is subsequently disclosed to the public (without trade secrets). The ingredients carbon monoxide nicotine and tar are regulated. There is no legislation on other emissions and flavors. WHO European Region
Qatar Yes No Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Republic of Korea Yes Yes Two provisions with respect to reduced ignition propensity (RIP) cigarette were newly established on Article 11 of Tobacco Business Act; manufacture and import of reduced ignition propensity and its performance certification on article 11(5) and designation of certification authority to fire prevention performance on article 11(6).(inserted on January 21 2014 entry into force on July 22 2015 WHO Western Pacific Region
Republic of Moldova Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Romania Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Russian Federation Report not provided No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Rwanda Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Saint Kitts and Nevis Report not provided No Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Lucia No Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Samoa No Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
San Marino No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Sao Tome and Principe No Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Saudi Arabia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Senegal Yes Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Serbia No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Seychelles No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Sierra Leone No No There is no policy in place requiring importers of tobacco products to disclose information on the contents of tobacco products to government authorities and the public. There is no relevant legislation and/or regulations in place pertaining to the contents and emissions of tobacco products and there are no limits set by law for tar nicotine carbon monoxide or any other ingredients of tobacco products. WHO African Region
Singapore Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Slovakia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Slovenia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Solomon Islands Yes Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
South Africa Yes Yes The reduced ignition propensity regulations are consistent with the recommendations of Article 9 Guidelines. WHO African Region
Spain Yes Yes La regulación en España es trasposición de la Directiva 2001/37/CE. en cuya preparación no existía el FCTC. Actualmente se está llevando a cabo una revisión de dicha directiva. en cuyo proyecto se están plasmando los criterios y recomendaciones dadas en las directrices de desarrollo de los artículos 9 y 10. tanto en la limitación de ingredientes como en la divulgación al público. WHO European Region
Sri Lanka Yes No Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Sudan Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Suriname Yes Yes Suriname used the Guidelines for implementation of Article 9 and 10 of WHO FCTC version 2009 for the drafting of the Surinamese Tobacco Law WHO Region of the Americas
Swaziland Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Sweden No No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Syrian Arab Republic Yes Yes Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Tajikistan Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Thailand Yes Yes Studying feasibility on regulation for Reduced ignition propensity (RIP) cigarettes . WHO South-East Asia Region
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Timor-Leste No Report not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Togo No No Les directives ont été utilisées pour la rédaction de la loi et de ses 5 décrets d’application WHO African Region
Tonga No No Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Trinidad and Tobago No No Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Tunisia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Turkey Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Turkmenistan Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
Tuvalu Report not provided Report not provided Ministry of health public health team has conducted presentations and talks/discussions with schools youth and communities. WHO Western Pacific Region
Uganda Report not provided No It''s all done by the tobacco industry as fulfilment of regulation as required by the government WHO African Region
Ukraine Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO European Region
United Arab Emirates Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Yes Yes Activities of the WHO working group on Ariticles 9 and 10 including any guidelines produced by the working group in relation to Article 9 are closely monitored and considered alongside other developments within the EU as well as at national level. WHO European Region
United Republic of Tanzania No No Answer not provided WHO African Region
Uruguay Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Uzbekistan Report not provided No Answer not provided WHO European Region
Vanuatu Report not provided Yes Testing and measuring of contents of tobacco products was addressed in part 3 of the Tobacco Control Regulation Order No 86. Under the Vanuatu Tobacco Control Act. it states that the conference of the Parties. in consultation with competent international bodies. shall propose guidelines for testing and measuring the contents and emissions of tobacco products. and for the regulation of these contents and emissions. WHO Western Pacific Region
Venezuela Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Viet Nam No Answer not provided The guideline has been translated into local language and disseminated WHO Western Pacific Region
Yemen Yes Yes Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Zambia No No Report not provided WHO African Region
Zimbabwe No No Report not provided WHO African Region
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