C3213 - Additional information concerning sales to and by minors

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Afghanistan sell of tobacco products on and by children is only prohibited by law , still there ae no measures to regulate them or put fine on offinders sell of tobacco products on and by children is only prohibited by law , still there ae no measures to regulate them or put fine on offinders Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Albania Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Algeria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Andorra Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Angola Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Antigua and Barbuda Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Armenia Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Australia Answer not provided As outlined in 3.3.2.12 Australian states and territories govern the sale of tobacco products to consumers, and it varies across different jurisdictions. For example, the Victorian Minister for Health has power to ban a product or class of product if the product: • resembles a tobacco product; • is a tobacco product and possesses a distinctive fruity, sweet or confectionary-like character; or • is of a nature or is advertised in way that may encourage children or young people to smoke. Victoria and New South Wales also operate successful state-wide programs to test retailer compliance with cigarette sales to minor’s laws. New South Wale’s program also tests retailer compliance with the ban on selling e-cigarettes to minors. There are substantial penalties for those who breach the law. South Australia’s Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse has a power under their legislation to declare that a class of tobacco products specified in a Gazette notice are prohibited tobacco products. The Minister must not make this declaration unless the Minister is satisfied that— (a) the tobacco products, or the smoke of the products, possesses a distinctive fruity, sweet or confectionary-like character; and (b) the nature of the products, or the way they are advertised, might encourage young people to smoke. A retailer compliance testing program is also implemented in South Australia. As outlined in C3213, Australian states and territories govern the sale of tobacco products to consumers, and it varies across different jurisdictions. For example, the Victorian Minister for Health has power to ban a product or class of product if the product: • resembles a tobacco product • is a tobacco product and possesses a distinctive fruity, sweet or confectionary-like character • is of a nature or is advertised in way that may encourage children or young people to smoke. Victoria also operates a successful state-wide program to test retailer compliance with cigarette sales to minors laws. There are substantial penalties for those who breach the law. WHO Western Pacific Region
Austria Since 1/1/2007 vending machines are locked and can only be unlocked after inserting a chip card (ex. by bank card) proving that the customer is of the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products of 18 years as from 1st January 2019 onwards (until December 2018 the legal age for sale and purchasing products was 16). Tenants of vending machines who do not comply with this requirement and tobacconists who sell tobacco products to persons under 18 years of age risk losing their license for vending cigarettes and related tobacco products. Furthermore tobacconists as well as shop keepers and owners of hospitality venues/pit stops selling tobacco products to minors can be fined according to the provisions laid down in the youth protection acts of the different provinces. For further details see tobacconists code of conduct ("Standesregeln") at http://mvg.at/index.php?page=view&id=1 as well as the Austrian tobacco monopoly act (Federal law gazette No. 830/1995 idgF) at https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetze snummer=10005006 Since 1/1/2007 vending machines are locked and can only be unlocked after inserting a chip card (ex. by bank card) proving that the customer is of the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products of 16 years. Tenants of vending machines who do not comply with this requirement and tobacconists who sell tobacco products to persons under 16 years of age risk losing their license for vending cigarettes. Furthermore tobacconists as well as shop keepers and owners of hospitality venues/pit stops selling tobacco products to minors can be fined according to the provisions laid down in the youth proction acts of the different provinces. For further details see tobacconists code of conduct ("Standesregeln") at http://mvg.at/index.php?page=view&id=1 as well as the Austrian tobacco monopoly act (Federal law gazette No. 830/1995 idgF) at https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetze snummer=10005006 Under current Austrian legislation the legal age for purchasing tobacco products is defined on the provincial level; all nine provinces have fixed 16 years as minimum required age in their youth protection acts (Jugensdschutzgesetze). Since 1/1/2007 all vending machines are locked and can only be unlocked after inserting a chip card (ex. by bank card) proving that the customer is of the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products of 16 years. Tenants of vending machines who dont comply with this requirement and tobacconists who sell tobacco products to persons under 16 years risk loosing their license for vending cigarettes. Furthermore tobacconists as well as shop keepers and owners of hospitality venues/pit stops selling tobacco products to minors can be fined according to the provisions laid down in the youth proction acts of the different provinces. For further details see tobacconists code of conduct ("Standesregeln") at http://mvg.at/index.php?cid=91 as well as the Austrian tobacco monopoly act (Federal law gazette No. 830/1995 idgF) at https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetze snummer=10005006 WHO European Region
Azerbaijan Sources: Law on Tobacco and Tobacco Product of Azerbaijan Republic – Articles 15.3.6.;https://www.tobaccocontrol.az/upload/File/catalog/12-2016/catalog-15-file.pdf The Code of the Azerbaijan Republic On administrative violations – Article 455.2. and Article 212.3. https://www.tobaccocontrol.az/upload/File/catalog/01-2019/catalog-75-file.pdf Law "On restriction of tobacco use" - Article 13 https://www.tobaccocontrol.az/upload/File/catalog/02-2018/catalog-53-file.pdf Sources: Law on Tobacco and Tobacco Product of Azerbaijan Republic – Articles 15; The Code of the Azerbaijan Republic On administrative violations – Article 236 Law "On restriction of tobacco use" - Article 13 Sources: Law on Tobacco and Tobacco Product of Azerbaijan Republic – Articles 15; The Code of the Azerbaijan Republic On administrative violations – Article 236 WHO European Region
Bahamas Report not provided Report not provided Legislation drafted. WHO Region of the Americas
Bahrain (Kingdom of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Bangladesh Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Barbados Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Belarus Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belgium Answer not provided Pas de changements concernant ces aspects depuis le dernier rapport. Pas de changements concernant ces aspects depuis le dernier rapport. WHO European Region
Belize Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Benin voir loi tabac Bénin 2017 Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Bhutan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bosnia and Herzegovina Answer provided in C321a refers to the Republic of Srpska, while the legal age in the Federation of BiH is 15. As some relevant survey’s findings (GYTS 2018) recently showed access of minors to tobacco products, more efforts should be focus on efficient law enforcement through support of inspection services monitoring and additional public support. As some relevant survey’s findings (GYTS 2013, implemented in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska) showed access of minors to tobacco products, more efforts should be focus on efficient law enforcement in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska through support of inspection services of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska, monitoring and additional public support. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Botswana Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Brazil Proof of age at the time of purchasing tobacco products is not a common practice in Brazil. In the retail sector, it is not required to provide the buyers identity document, despite the prohibition in law. Thus, access to tobacco products is easier for young people. Proof of age at the time of purchasing tobacco products is not a common practice in Brazil. In the retail sector, it is not required to provide the buyers identity document, despite the prohibition in law. Thus, access to tobacco products is easier for young people. Proof of age at the time of purchasing tobacco products is not a common practice in Brazil. In the retail sector, it is not required to provide the buyers identity document, despite the prohibition in law. Thus, access to tobacco products is easier for young people. WHO Region of the Americas
Brunei Darussalam Answer not provided Answer not provided Report 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 Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cabo Verde Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cambodia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Cameroon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Canada In 2018, the Tobacco Act was amended. It is now known as the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act. As part of the amendments, a prohibition on sending or delivering a tobacco product to a young person was added. In response to 3.3.2.1, in Canada, at a national level, the minimum legal age of 18 is set out in the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act. Provinces and territories can choose to enforce an older age. As of December 2019, the minimum age set in the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia., New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador was 19. In response to 3.3.2.2, while national laws do not require that all sellers of tobacco products place a clear and prominent indicator inside their point of sale about the prohibition of tobacco sales to minors, some sub-national laws do require them. In response to 3.3.2.5. while Canada does not have a federal prohibition, one province (Nova Scotia) and two territories (Yukon and Nunavut) have legislation prohibiting candy or sweets that look like tobacco products. Regarding 3.3.2.6. the federal Tobacco and Vaping Products Act bans vending machines in public places except in a bar, tavern or beverage room that have a prescribed security mechanism. Several provinces/territories go further. Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut ban the sale of tobacco products through vending machines. In response to C321a, the legal age differs by province being either 18 or 19 years of age. In response to C325 while Canada does not have a federal prohibition, two Canadian territories, Yukon and Nunavut, have legislation prohibiting candy or sweets that look like tobacco products. In response to C327. the federal Tobacco Act bans vending machines in public places except in a bar, tavern or beverage room that have a prescribed security mechanism. Several provinces/territories go further. Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut ban the sale of tobacco products through vending machines. In response to C325, while Canada does not have a federal prohibition, two Canadian territories, Yukon, Nunavut as well as three provinces (Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec) and have legislation prohibiting candy or sweets that look like tobacco products. In response to C327, the federal Tobacco Act bans vending machines in public places except in a bar, tavern or beverage room that have a prescribed security mechanism. Several provinces/territories go further. Ontario, New Brunswick, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut ban the sale of tobacco products through vending machines. WHO Region of the Americas
Central African Republic Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chad Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chile No hay infomación No hay infomación Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
China Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Colombia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Comoros Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Congo Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cook Islands no change since the last report no change since the last report Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Costa Rica - De acuerdo a la Encuesta Nacional sobre Consumo en Población Secundaria, que contempla tabaco, alcohol y drogas ilícitas efectuada por el IAFA en 2015, en una muestra de 5863 estudiantes de secundaria de 263 secciones, pertenecientes a su vez a 50 colegios de todo el país, se indica que 2 de cada 10 jóvenes adquieren tabaco en pulperías (mini supermercados), 6 de cada 10 jóvenes adquieren tabaco en casas de amigos y 2 de cada 10 jóvenes indican en otros lugares De acuerdo a la Encuesta Nacional en Estudiantes de Secundaria sobre consumo de drogas en 2015 que contempla tabaco, alcohol y drogas ilícitas efectuada por el IAFA. En una muestra de 5863 estudiantes de secundaria de 263 secciones, pertenecientes a su vez a 50 colegios de todo el país se indica que 2 de cada 10 jóvenes adquieren tabaco en pulperías, 6 de cada 10 jóvenes adquieren tabaco en casas de amigos y 2 de cada 10 jóvenes indican en otros lugares WHO Region of the Americas
Côte d'Ivoire Les articles 7 à 9 de la Loi N°2019-676 du 23 juillet 2019 relative à la lutte Antitabac font état de linterdiction de la vente aux mineurs et par les mineurs. toutes les questions de la présente section sont prises en compte dans dans le projet de loi antitabac et le projet de décret portant sur le conditionnement , l\étiquetage et la commercialisation des produits du tabac. toutes les questions de la présente section sont prises en compte dans dans le projet de loi antitabac et le projet de décret portant sur le conditionnement , létiquetage et la commercialisation des produits du tabac. WHO African Region
Croatia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Cyprus Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Czech Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Democratic Republic of the Congo Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Denmark Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Djibouti Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dominica Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Ecuador En la LORCT establece en el art.14.- Prohibiciones respecto de menores de edad.- La venta y expendio de productos de tabaco, a menores y por menores de 18 años, está prohibida. Art.15.- Prohibición de venta.- Se prohíbe la venta de productos de tabaco en centros de cuidado infantil, instituciones educativas públicas y privadas en todos sus niveles, establecimientos de salud públicos y privados, farmacias, instituciones y escenarios destinados a la práctica del deporte y espectáculos deportivos, artísticos y culturales, instituciones y dependencias públicas y espacio públicos y privados de recreación de niños, niñas y adolescentes. Art.16.- Restricciones para la venta.- La venta de los productos de tabaco está sujeta, en forma obligatoria, a las siguientes restricciones, por lo que se prohíbe: a. Colocar cigarrillos en sitios que permitan al consumidor tomarlos directamente; b. Comercializar, vender, distribuir, exhibir cualquier producto de tabaco mediante máquinas expendedoras. c. Comercializar, vender, distribuir, exhibir, promocionar o producir cualquier objeto, que no sea un producto de tabaco, que contenga elementos de una marca del producto de tabaco; y, d. Fabricar, importar, vender y distribuir dulces, refrigerios, juguetes y otros objetos que tengan la forma y el diseño de productos del tabaco y que puedan resultar atractivos para los niños, niñas y adolescentes. Art. 17.- Prohibición de distribución gratuita.- Se prohíbe distribuir gratuitamente productos de tabaco al público en general con fines de promoción, así como emplear incentivos que fomenten la compra de tales productos. Art. 33.- Incumplimiento a las restricciones a la venta.- Quien en sus instituciones o locales incumplan las prohibiciones señaladas en el Capítulo del Título II de esta Ley referente a las restricciones a la venta se le impondrá una multa de (1) a cinco (5) remuneraciones básicas unificadas del trabajador privado general. En caso de reincidencia, se le impondrá multa de seis (6) a diez (10) remuneraciones básicas unificadas del trabajador privado en general. En caso de segunda reincidencia, la sanción será de clausura temporal del establecimiento de uno (1) a ocho (8) días; y, para casos de reincidencia ulterior, el establecimiento será sancionado con clausura de quince (15) días. La sanción de clausura no se aplicará a instituciones de salud, educativas ni a organismos y dependencias del sector público. En el Reglamento se establece en el artículo 9.- La publicidad de cigarrillos y otros productos de tabaco será permitida exclusivamente en el interior…Las comunicaciones directas a través de correo electrónico o servicio postal para publicidad y promoción de productos de tabaco a personas adultas, deberán realizarse contando con un registro y documentos de sustento que aseguren que las personas receptoras han solicitado por escrito, con su número de cédula de ciudadanía, recibir información. Será responsabilidad de los productores, importadores y comercializadores, comprobar la mayoría de edad del destinatario de la publicidad y promoción. En la LORCT establece en el art.14.- Prohibiciones respecto de menores de edad.- La venta y expendio de productos de tabaco, a menores y por menores de 18 años, está prohibida. Art.15.- Prohibición de venta.- Se prohíbe la venta de productos de tabaco en centros de cuidado infantil, instituciones educativas públicas y privadas en todos sus niveles, establecimientos de salud públicos y privados, farmacias, instituciones y escenarios destinados a la práctica del deporte y espectáculos deportivos, artísticos y culturales, instituciones y dependencias públicas y espacio públicos y privados de recreación de niños, niñas y adolescentes. Art.16.- Restricciones para la venta.- La venta de los productos de tabaco está sujeta, en forma obligatoria, a las siguientes restricciones, por lo que se prohíbe: a. Colocar cigarrillos en sitios que permitan al consumidor tomarlos directamente; b. Comercializar, vender, distribuir, exhibir cualquier producto de tabaco mediante máquinas expendedoras. c. Comercializar, vender, distribuir, exhibir, promocionar o producir cualquier objeto, que no sea un producto de tabaco, que contenga elementos de una marca del producto de tabaco; y, d. Fabricar, importar, vender y distribuir dulces, refrigerios, juguetes y otros objetos que tengan la forma y el diseño de productos del tabaco y que puedan resultar atractivos para los niños, niñas y adolescentes. Art. 17.- Prohibición de distribución gratuita.- Se prohíbe distribuir gratuitamente productos de tabaco al público en general con fines de promoción, así como emplear incentivos que fomenten la compra de tales productos. Art. 33.- Incumplimiento a las restricciones a la venta.- Quien en sus instituciones o locales incumplan las prohibiciones señaladas en el Capítulo del Título II de esta Ley referente a las restricciones a la venta se le impondrá una multa de (1) a cinco (5) remuneraciones básicas unificadas del trabajador privado general. En caso de reincidencia, se le impondrá multa de seis (6) a diez (10) remuneraciones básicas unificadas del trabajador privado en general. En caso de segunda reincidencia, la sanción será de clausura temporal del establecimiento de uno (1) a ocho (8) días; y, para casos de reincidencia ulterior, el establecimiento será sancionado con clausura de quince (15) días. La sanción de clausura no se aplicará a instituciones de salud, educativas ni a organismos y dependencias del sector público. En el Reglamento se establece en el artículo 9.- La publicidad de cigarrillos y otros productos de tabaco será permitida exclusivamente en el interior…Las comunicaciones directas a través de correo electrónico o servicio postal para publicidad y promoción de productos de tabaco a personas adultas, deberán realizarse contando con un registro y documentos de sustento que aseguren que las personas receptoras han solicitado por escrito, con su número de cédula de ciudadanía, recibir información. Será responsabilidad de los productores, importadores y comercializadores, comprobar la mayoría de edad del destinatario de la publicidad y promoción. En la LORCT establece en el art.14.- Prohibiciones respecto de menores de edad.- La venta y expendio de productos de tabaco, a menores y por menores de 18 años, está prohibida. Art.15.- Prohibición de venta,. Se prohíbe la venta de productos de tabaco en centros de cuidado infantil, instituciones educativas públicas y privadas en todos sus niveles, establecimientos de salud públicos y privados, farmacias, instituciones y escenarios destinados a la práctica del deporte y espectáculos deportivos, artísticos y culturales, instituciones y dependencias públicas y espacio públicos y privados de recreación de niños, niñas y adolescentes. Art.16.- Restricciones para la venta.- La venta de los productos de tabaco está sujeta, en forma obligatoria, a las siguientes restricciones ,por lo que se prohíbe: a. Colocar cigarrillos en sitios que permitan al consumidor tomarlos directamente; b. Comercializar, vender, distribuir, exhibir cualquier producto de tabaco mediante máquinas expendedoras. c. Comercializar, vender, distribuir, exhibir, promocionar o producir cualquier objeto, que no sea un producto de tabaco, que contenga elementos de una marca del producto de tabaco; y, d. Fabricar, importar, vender y distribuir dulces, refrigerios, juguetes y otros objetos que tengan la forma y el diseño de productos del tabaco y que puedan resultar atractivos para los niños, niñas y adolescentes. Art. 17.- Prohibición de distribución gratuita.- Se prohíbe distribuir gratuitamente productos de tabaco al público en general con fines de promoción, así como emplear incentivos que fomenten la compra de tales productos. En el Reglamento se establece en el artículo 9.- La publicidad de cigarrillos y otros productos de tabaco será permitida exclusivamente en el interior…Las comunicaciones directas a través de correo electrónico o servicio postal para publicidad y promoción de productos de tabaco a personas adultas, deberán realizarse contando con un registro y documentos de sustento que aseguren que las personas receptoras han solicitado por escrito, con su número de cédula de ciudadanía, recibir información. Será responsabilidad de los productores, importadores y comercializadores, comprobar la mayoría de edad del destinatario de la publicidad y promoción. WHO Region of the Americas
Egypt Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
El Salvador La ley de control de tabaco cumple con la totalidad de requisitos sobre prohibición de la venta a menores y por menores. Se tienen algunos problemas de implementación de las leyes. La Encuesta Mundial sobre Tabaco en Jóvenes 2015 mostró que: • 4 de cada 10 estudiantes (44.1 %) que fuman cigarrillos, suelen comprarlos en tiendas, negocios, a vendedores callejeros o en quioscos, mostrando que existe una alta disponibilidad de cigarrillos entre los estudiantes de 13 a 15 años. • 6 de cada 10 estudiantes (60.9 %) no tuvieron problemas para realizar la compra de cigarrillos debido a su edad, a pesar de que la Ley para el Control de Tabaco estipula la prohibición total de venta de cigarrillos a menores de edad, así como la venta de cigarrillos por menores de edad. • La mitad de los estudiantes fumadores (49.1 %) compran cigarrillos por unidad o al menudeo, reflejando el incumplimiento del Art. 9 de la Ley para el Control del Tabaco, que expresa la prohibición de venta de cigarrillo al menudeo. Estos datos plantean la necesidad de fortalecer la vigilancia del cumplimiento de la Ley para el Control del Tabaco, principalmente en relación a la venta a menores de edad y la venta al menudeo. La ley de control de tabaco cumple con la totalidad de requisitos sobre prohibición de la venta a menores y por menores. Se tienen algunos problemas de implementación de las leyes. La Encuesta Mundial sobre Tabaco en Jóvenes 2015 mostró que: • 4 de cada 10 estudiantes (44.1 %) que fuman cigarrillos, suelen comprarlos en tiendas, negocios, a vendedores callejeros o en quioscos, mostrando que existe una alta disponibilidad de cigarrillos entre los estudiantes de 13 a 15 años. • 6 de cada 10 estudiantes (60.9 %) no tuvieron problemas para realizar la compra de cigarrillos debido a su edad, a pesar de que la Ley para el Control de Tabaco estipula la prohibición total de venta de cigarrillos a menores de edad, así como la venta de cigarrillos por menores de edad. • La mitad de los estudiantes fumadores (49.1 %) compran cigarrillos por unidad o al menudeo, reflejando el incumplimiento del Art. 9 de la Ley para el Control del Tabaco, que expresa la prohibición de venta de cigarrillo al menudeo. Estos datos plantean la necesidad de fortalecer la vigilancia del cumplimiento de la Ley para el Control del Tabaco, principalmente en relación a la venta a menores de edad y la venta al menudeo. Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Equatorial Guinea NO EXISTE UNA LEY NO EXISTE UNA LEY NO EXISTE UNA LEY WHO African Region
Estonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Eswatini Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Ethiopia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
European Union Council Recommendation (2003/54/EC) on the Prevention of Smoking and on Initiatives to improve tobacco control recommends EU Member States inter alia to: - require vendors of tobacco products to establish that tobacco purchasers have reached the age for purchase required by national law; - remove tobacco products from self-service displays; - restrict access to tobacco vending machines to locations accessible to persons over the age set for tobacco purchase in national law; - prohibit the sale of sweets and toys intended for children and manufactured with the clear intention that it would resemble in appearance a type of tobacco product. Council Recommendation (2003/54/EC) on the Prevention of Smoking and on Initiatives to improve tobacco control recommends EU Member States inter alia to: - require vendors of tobacco products to establish that tobacco purchasers have reached the age for purchase required by national law; - remove tobacco products from self-service displays; - restrict access to tobacco vending machines to locations accessible to persons over the age set for tobacco purchase in national law; - prohibit the sale of sweets and toys intended for children and manufactured with the clear intention that it would resemble in appearance a type of tobacco product. Council Recommendation (2003/54/EC) on the Prevention of Smoking and on Initiatives to improve tobacco control recommends EU Member States inter alia to: - require vendors of tobacco products to establish that tobacco purchasers have reached the age for purchase required by national law; - remove tobacco products from self-service displays; - restrict access to tobacco vending machines to locations accessible to persons over the age set for tobacco purchase in national law; - prohibit the sale of sweets and toys intended for children and manufactured with the clear intention that it would resemble in appearance a type of tobacco product. WHO European Region
Fiji The TCA 2010 also states the prohibition of the sale of cigarettes in a pack. Part 5 (15)(1)(a)(b) states that a person must not sell cigarettes in apackage containing less than 10 cigarettes; or portions of the product. A person found to be contravening subsection (1) commits an offence and shall be liable to a fixed penalty in schedule 7.(16)(1)(a)(b) states that a person must not sell or cause or permit to be sold loose cigarette sticks or cigarette roll or loose tobacco in a package that contains less than twenty (20) grams of tobacco. Report not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Finland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
France Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Gabon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Gambia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Georgia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Germany In the Youth Protection Act, a general ban on the sale of tobacco products to minors in the public is anchored. For offering tobacco in the public by vending machines it must be ensured by technical means or by constant supervision that minors under the age of 18 cannot purchase tobacco from a vending machine. Violations can be punished with a fine of up to 50,000 euros. Accordingly, the industry has changed the tobacco vending machines and the age control is - based on bank cards, which are equipped with a chip, or - on the European driving license. The smart card reader in vending machinesverifies that the cardholder has the minimum age requirement. In the Youth Protection Act, a general ban on the sale of tobacco products to minors in the public is anchored. For offering tobacco in the public by vending machines it must be ensured by technical means or by constant supervision that minors under the age of 18 cannot purchase tobacco from a vending machine. Violations can be punished with a fine of up to 50,000 euros. Accordingly, the industry has changed the tobacco vending machines and the age control is - based on bank cards, which are equipped with a chip, or - on the European driving license. The smart card reader in vending machinesverifies that the cardholder has the minimum age requirement. In the Youth Protection Act, a general ban on the sale of tobacco products to minors in the public is anchored. For offering tobacco in the public by vending machines it must be ensured by technical means or by constant supervision that minors under the age of 18 cannot purchase tobacco from a vending machine. Violations can be punished with a fine of up to 50,000 euros. Accordingly, the industry has changed the tobacco vending machines and the age control is - based on bank cards, which are equipped with a chip, or - on the European driving license. The smart card reader in vending machinesverifies that the cardholder has the minimum age requirement. WHO European Region
Ghana Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Greece Although by law the sales of tobacco products to minors are totally forbidden by law, according to our research, approximately 90% of children aging less than 18 years old have not difficulties in buying cigarettes and other tobacco products. In summary, the legislation is in place but often not enforced. Although by law the sales of tobacco products to minors are totally forbidden by law, according to our research, approximately 90% of children aging less than 18 years old have not difficulties in buying cigarettes and other tobacco products. In summary, the legislation is in place but often not enforced. Although by law the sales of tobacco products to minors are totally forbidden by law, according to our research, approximately 90% of children aging less than 18 years old have not difficulties in buying cigarettes and other tobacco products. In summary, the legislation is in place but often not enforced. WHO European Region
Grenada N/A N/A N/A WHO Region of the Americas
Guatemala Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Guinea Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Guinea-Bissau Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Guyana Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Honduras El cumplimiento de la disposición del Artículo 16 del CMCT de la OMS se logra mediante la articulación de los esfuerzos interinstitucionales con las organizaciones o instituciones del Estado y de la Sociedad Civil como ser la Alianza Hondureña Antitabaco. El cumplimiento de la disposición del Artículo 16 del CMCT de la OMS se logra mediante la articulación de los esfuerzos interinstitucionales con las organizaciones o instituciones del Estado y de la Sociedad Civil como ser la Alianza Hondureña Antitabaco. El cumplimiento de la disposición del Artículo 16 del CMCT de la OMS se logra mediante la articulación de los esfuerzos interinstitucionales con las organizaciones o instituciones del Estado y de la Sociedad Civil como ser la Alianza Hondureña Antitabaco. WHO Region of the Americas
Hungary Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Iceland Reference: article 8 of Tobacco Control Act, No. 6/2002 file uploaded. Reference: article 8 of the Law. http://eng.velferdarraduneyti.is/acts-of-Parliament/nr/19484 Reference: article 8 of the Law. http://eng.velferdarraduneyti.is/acts-of-Parliament/nr/19484 WHO European Region
India Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Iraq Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ireland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Israel Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Italy Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Jamaica This gaps will be treated with comprehensively under the impending comprehensive tobacco control legislation. This will be treated with comprehensively under the impending comprehensive tobacco control legislation. Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Japan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Jordan Enforcement is still very weak in the country with a high rate of youth smoking from a young age تم حضر ترخيص اي من المنشات التي تبيع التبغ وتحديد المسافة لتبعد عن المنشات التعليمية والصحية بمسافة 250 م وذلك من خلال تعليمات نظام عرض منتجات التبغ تم حضر ترخيص اي من المنشات التي تبيع التبغ وتحديد المسافة لتبعد عن المنشات التعليمية والصحية بمسافة 250 م وذلك من خلال تعليمات نظام عرض منتجات التبغ Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kazakhstan Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Kenya Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Kiribati Not available Not available Not available WHO Western Pacific Region
Kuwait Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kyrgyzstan Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lao People's Democratic Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Latvia The draft amendments to the Tobacco Law of April 17, 2019 provide that the following is prohibited on the unit packet of tobacco products, herbal products for smoking, electronic smoking devices, and refill containers and any outside packaging: 1) depiction of the symbols of the State of Latvia; 2) depiction of natural persons, other than the natural persons depicted on the combined warnings; 3) use of cartoon images. Same amendments also stipulate that it is prohibited to manufacture and place on the market sweets, snacks, and toys, and other items attractive to persons under 18 years of age which are visually resembling cigarettes or other tobacco products, or electronic smoking devices and may draw their attention to smoking or promote certain tobacco products or their manufacturers. The draft amendments to the Tobacco Law were submitted to the Parliament in 2017: imposing stricter restrictions, including the prohibition on the production and placing on the market of sweets, snacks, and toys and other items that are attractive to minors, which visually reminiscent of cigarettes or other tobacco products or electronic smoking devices and can attract the attention of minors to smoking, or promote certain tobacco products or their manufacturers. Similarly, the draft amendment prohibits the packaging of tobacco products, herbal smoking products, electronic smoking devices and their filling containers and any external packaging with the Latvian national symbols, animated images and the display of natural persons (except for persons represented on combined warnings). In addition, the bill stipulates the norms that currently apply to electronic cigarettes (with nicotine-containing liquids), to be attributed to all electronic smoking devices, hence nicotine-free liquids, in areas such as advertising, circulation of electronic smoking devices etc. Latvia now transposes EU Tobacco products directive 2014/40/EU, so it is expected that soon no cigarette packs were there are less than 20 cigarettes per pack and no RYO packs where there is less than 30 g of tobacco will be available on the market. Law has not into force yet. WHO European Region
Lebanon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lesotho Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Liberia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Libya Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lithuania Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Luxembourg Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Madagascar le texte réglementaire existe mais il ny a pas de suivi pour son application et les organes de constations et/ou de contrôle et de perquisitions ne sont pas définies dans le texte Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malaysia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Maldives NONE NONE NONE WHO South-East Asia Region
Mali Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malta Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Marshall Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mauritania -Toutes le mesures pré cités sont prévues dans le projet de loi en attente dadoption au parlement -Toutes le mesures pré cités sont prévues dans le projet de loi en attente dadoption au parlement - WHO African Region
Mauritius NONE NONE Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mexico Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Micronesia (Federated States of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mongolia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Montenegro Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Myanmar The Section 8 of the National Tobacco Control Law defines the penalties for the above offences. But, the compliance and enforcement are still weak in Myanmar. The Section 8 of the National Tobacco Control Law defines the penalties for the above offences. But, the compliance and enforcement are still weak in Myanmar. The Section 8 of the National Tobacco Control Law defines the penalties for the above offences. But, the compliance and enforcement are still weak in Myanmar. WHO South-East Asia Region
Namibia Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Nauru Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nepal Answer not provided Tobacco products selling through vending machines is not clearly mentioned in tobacco control act and regulation; it is mentioned in directives which is yet to be approved. No vending machine culture yet in practice in the country. Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Netherlands Answer not provided From May 20th 2016 there is also a salesban to minors for electronic cigarettes / e-liquids with nicotine. And since July 1st 2017, there is also such ban for electronic cigarettes / e-liquids without nicotine and herbal products for smoking. The Netherlands is willing to ban sales by vending machines when no salesperson is involved with the payment and the handling of the product to the customers. Answer not provided WHO European Region
New Zealand Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nicaragua Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Niger Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Nigeria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Niue Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Norway Answer not provided Concerning question 3.3.2.5, there is an exception for sweets that are not lifelike a tobacco product (e.g. a chocolate/gum cigarette is sold with age limit and display ban, whilst non-lifelike liquorice pipes are openly allowed). Concerning question 3.3.2.5, sales of sweets, snacks, toys and other imitations of tobacco products to minors (below 18) is forbidden, as well as advertising and display of such products at points of sale. WHO European Region
Oman لا يوجد لا يوجد لا يوجد WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Pakistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Palau The Ministry of Health conducts regular random unannounced inspections of tobacco vendors to assess compliance with the law. Merchant education material is distributed to vendors and certificates provided to merchants found in compliance with the law. The Ministry of Health conducts regular random unannounced inspections of tobacco vendors to assess compliance with the law. Merchant education material is distributed to vendors and certificates provided to merchants found in compliance with the law. The Ministry of Health conducts regular random unannounced inspections of tobacco vendors to assess compliance with the law. Merchant education material is distributed to vendors and certificates provided to merchants found in compliance with the law. WHO Western Pacific Region
Panama Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Papua New Guinea Monitoring is a challenge especially with sale to minors. Once the regulation is endorsed, will require technical assistance is monitoring of this article. Monitoring is a challenge especially with sale to minors. Once the regulation is endorsed, will require technical assistance is monitoring of this article. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Paraguay La ley estipula la prohibición de venta de cajetilla de menos de 10 cigarrillos por lo que existen a la venta en el mercado cajetillas de 10 . La Ley Nº 5538/15, establece en su Capitulo II y artículos 5,6,7: la venta, suministro de productos de tabaco asi como la prohibición de venta a menores y por menores. La Ley Nº 5538/15, establece en su Capitulo II y artículos 5,6,7: la venta, suministro de productos de tabaco asi como la prohibición de venta a menores y por menores. WHO Region of the Americas
Peru Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Philippines On the subnational level, some local government units have issued laws/policies prohibiting the sales of small packets. Likewise under the national law, schools must have posters that sale of cigarette products is prohibited within 100 meters. The Department of Education (DepEd) has initiated the development of a Comprehensive Policy and Guidelines on Tobacco Control to address not only the problem of smoking in schools and Department premises but also address tobacco industry interference in DepEd implementation policies in the guise of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The DepEd policy includes education and information on harmful effects of tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke as well as tobacco industry interference tactics; and guidelines to access effective cessation intervention services. It also includes guidelines on the enforcement of absolute smoking bans, access restrictions to minors, ban on tobacco outdoor advertisements, promotion and sponsorship as well as school donations received through the CSR activities of tobacco companies. The Department of Education (DepEd) has initiated the development of a Comprehensive Policy and Guidelines on Tobacco Control to address not only the problem of smoking in schools and Department premises but also address tobacco industry interference in DepEd implementation policies in the guise of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The DepEd policy includes education and information on harmful effects of tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke as well as tobacco industry interference tactics; and guidelines to access effective cessation intervention services. It also includes guidelines on the enforcement of absolute smoking bans, access restrictions to minors, ban on tobacco outdoor advertisements, promotion and sponsorship as well as school donations received through the CSR activities of tobacco companies. WHO Western Pacific Region
Poland Answer not provided Another issue that has been settled in Poland, on the occasion of the implementation of the Directive 2014/40/UE, are the provisions prohibiting sales at a distance, including cross-border sales of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. The adopted directive is consistent with the principle of prudence regarding the use of a toxic, poisonous substance – nicotine. Moreover, such a solution will introduce significant limitations in the availability of electronic cigarettes and liquids filling minors. With this in mind, all sorts of proposals involving the registration of those making mail-order sales and the introduction of devices that verify the age of the customer, do not deserve acceptance because of the illusory control and inefficiency in reducing the possibility to purchase by unauthorized persons. Through the implementation of the provisions concerning the ban on distance selling, Poland was also in the group of fourteen European Union Member States which have decided to introduce this type of solution. Undoubtedly, this is an example of the proper clarification of Member States’ cooperation in the field of the protection of the health of young Europeans. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Portugal Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Qatar according to the article 2 in our national tobacco control law no 20 it is stated that it is prohibited to import or to use any automatic machines for vending of cigarette according to the article 2 in our national tobacco control law no 20 it is stated that it is prohibited to import or to use any automatic machines for vending of cigarette according to the article 2 in our national tobacco control law no 20 it is stated that it is prohibited to import or to use any automatic machines for vending of cigarette WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Republic of Korea *C321 - In accordance with Article 17(Cancellation, etc. of Designation as Retailer) of the Tobacco Business Act, when a retailer has sold tobacco to adolescents(minors), the city mayor, governor or head of Gu can order business suspension for up to a maximum of 1 year. - Tobacco retailer or tobacco seller through vending machine shall indicate the phrase ‘Ban on selling tobacco to minors’ in retail store or front of the machine under Paragraph 1 of Article 25(Indication of harmfulness to juveniles, etc.) of Enforcement Decree of the Juvenile Protection Act. According to Paragraph 2 of the same Article, it is stipulated that the warning phrase of ‘It is prohibited to sell cigarettes to minors under the age of 19’ should be posted on the back of the cigarette pack. *C3211 - Minors shall be prohibited from registering the business of importing and selling tobacco or the business of wholesaling tobacco under Article 14(Disqualification of the Registration of Tobacco Sales Business) of the Tobacco Business Act. - In accordance with Article 16(Designation of the Retailers) of the Tobacco Business Act, the person wishing to conduct tobacco retail sales business (refers to the business of selling directly to consumers) shall be designated as the retailer by the mayor or governor. However, minors do not apply. *Amended definition of tobacco related articles harmful to juveniles(from "device and components for inhaling nicotine liquid" to "device and components for inhaling tobacco contents including nicotine liquid, etc.") and banned sale of device for Heated Tobacco Product to minors (Oct.2017) *Designated product mimicking smoking behaviour as articles harmful to juvenile under the Juvenile Protection Act, such as Vitamin Stick and banned its sale to minors (Dec. 2017) *C321 - In accordance with Article 17(Cancellation, etc. of Designation as Retailer) of the Tobacco Business Act, when a retailer has sold tobacco to adolescents(minors), the city mayor, governor or head of Gu can order business suspension for up to a maximum of 1 year. - Tobacco retailer or tobacco seller through vending machine shall indicate the phrase ‘Ban on selling tobacco to minors’ in retail store or front of the machine under Paragraph 1 of Article 25(Indication of harmfulness to juveniles, etc.) of Enforcement Decree of the Juvenile Protection Act. According to Paragraph 2 of the same Article, it is stipulated that the warning phrase of ‘It is prohibited to sell cigarettes to minors under the age of 19’ should be posted on the back of the cigarette pack. *C3211 - Minors shall be prohibited from registering the business of importing and selling tobacco or the business of wholesaling tobacco under Article 14(Disqualification of the Registration of Tobacco Sales Business) of the Tobacco Business Act. - In accordance with Article 16(Designation of the Retailers) of the Tobacco Business Act, the person wishing to conduct tobacco retail sales business (refers to the business of selling directly to consumers) shall be designated as the retailer by the mayor or governor. However, minors do not apply. *C321 - In accordance with Article 17(Cancellation, etc. of Designation as Retailer) of the Tobacco Business Act, when a retailer has sold tobacco to adolescents(minors), the city mayor, governor or head of Gu can order business suspension for up to a maximum of 1 year. - Tobacco retailer or tobacco seller through vending machine shall indicate the phrase ‘Ban on selling tobacco to minors’ in retail store or front of the machine under Paragraph 1 of Article 25(Indication of harmfulness to juveniles, etc.) of Enforcement Decree of the Juvenile Protection Act. According to Paragraph 2 of the same Article, it is stipulated that the warning phrase of ‘It is prohibited to sell cigarettes to minors under the age of 19’ should be posted on the back of the cigarette pack. *C3211 - Minors shall be prohibited from registering the business of importing and selling tobacco or the business of wholesaling tobacco under Article 14(Disqualification of the Registration of Tobacco Sales Business) of the Tobacco Business Act. - In accordance with Article 16(Designation of the Retailers) of the Tobacco Business Act, the person wishing to conduct tobacco retail sales business (refers to the business of selling directly to consumers) shall be designated as the retailer by the mayor or governor. However, minors do not apply. WHO Western Pacific Region
Republic of Moldova Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Romania Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Russian Federation В соответствии с пунктом 2 части 7 статьи 19 Федерального закона № 15-ФЗ «Об охране здоровья граждан от воздействия окружающего табачного дыма и последствий потребления табака» запрещается продажа табачной продукции на расстоянии менее чем сто метров по прямой линии без учета искусственных и естественных преград от ближайшей точки, граничащей с территорией, предназначенной для оказания образовательных услуг. Международные исследования показали, что высокая плотность розничной сети по реализации табачной продукции способствует потреблению табака детьми и молодежью, делая сигареты более доступными и создавая среду, в которой купить и употребить табачные изделия не составляет труда, формируя атмосферу, при которой курение является социально приемлемым. Использование торговых автоматов для выдачи табачной продукции запрещено частью 3 статьи 19 Федерального закона от 23.02.2013 г. № 15-ФЗ. Report not provided В соответствии с пунктом 2 части 7 статьи 19 Федерального закона № 15-ФЗ «Об охране здоровья граждан от воздействия окружающего табачного дыма и последствий потребления табака» запрещается продажа табачной продукции на расстоянии менее чем сто метров по прямой линии без учета искусственных и естественных преград от ближайшей точки, граничащей с территорией, предназначенной для оказания образовательных услуг. Международные исследования показали, что высокая плотность розничной сети по реализации табачной продукции способствует потреблению табака детьми и молодежью, делая сигареты более доступными и создавая среду, в которой купить и употребить табачные изделия не составляет труда, формируя атмосферу, при которой курение является социально приемлемым. Использование торговых автоматов для выдачи табачной продукции запрещено частью 3 статьи 19 Федерального закона от 23.02.2013 г. № 15-ФЗ. WHO European Region
Rwanda Any person who involves a child in the sale of tobacco and tobacco products shall be liable to penalties provided for under the Rwanda Penal Code. Please to Article 219: Offering alcoholic beverages or tobacco to a child Any person who involves a child in the sale of tobacco and tobacco products shall be liable to penalties provided for under the Rwanda Penal Code. Please to Article 219: Offering alcoholic beverages or tobacco to a child Report not provided WHO African Region
Saint Kitts and Nevis Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Lucia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer 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 The T/C Amendment Act 2019 allows the sale by the age of 15 years and sale to 21 years remain. Refer to Tobacco Control Act 2008 (revise).(section23) Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
San Marino Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Sao Tome and Principe La ley 3/2012 (Acceso a los menores) prevé lo siguiente: Artículo 6 Prohibición de ventas y consumos de Bebidas Alcohólicas y de Tabacos Queda prohibida la venta y el consumo de bebidas alcohólicas y de tabaco en los establecimientos mencionados en el artículo anterior cuando promuevan actividades destinadas a los jóvenes. Artículo 7 Fijación de Placas 1. .. 2. En el interior de los recintos públicos en referencia, también en un lugar visible, deberá colocarse la placa en la que conste la prohibición de la venta de bebidas alcohólicas y de tabaco a menores de dieciséis años de edad. La ley 3/2012 (Acceso a los menores) prevé lo siguiente: Artículo 6 Prohibición de ventas y consumos de Bebidas Alcohólicas y de Tabacos Queda prohibida la venta y el consumo de bebidas alcohólicas y de tabaco en los establecimientos mencionados en el artículo anterior cuando promuevan actividades destinadas a los jóvenes. Artículo 7 Fijación de Placas 1. .. 2. En el interior de los recintos públicos en referencia, también en un lugar visible, deberá colocarse la placa en la que conste la prohibición de la venta de bebidas alcohólicas y de tabaco a menores de dieciséis años de edad. Report not provided WHO African Region
Saudi Arabia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Senegal Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Serbia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Seychelles Virtually all above mentioned items are included in 2009 Seychelles Tobacco Control act, but some regulations need to be issued for full implementation. Virtually all above mentioned items are included in 2009 Seychelles Tobacco Control act, but some regulations need to be issued for full implementation. Virtually all above mentioned items are included in 2009 Seychelles Tobacco Control act, but some regulations need to be issued for full implementation. WHO African Region
Sierra Leone Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Singapore Nil. Nil. Nil. WHO Western Pacific Region
Slovakia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Slovenia Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Solomon Islands We are currently in the process of amending the Tobacco Control Act 2010 to include sales by minors restrictions as well, and not just sales to minors. Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
South Africa Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Spain Respecto a la pregunta C324, si bien no existe dentro de la normativa española un texto que obligue a impedir a los clientes el acceso directo a los productos de tabaco en venta, a efectos prácticos, dada la disposición de las expendedurías de tabaco como únicos puntos de venta directa al público, no existe acceso directo a los productos de tabaco por parte del cliente. En relación con la pregunta C325, si bien no está prohibida la fabricación y venta de dulces, refrigerios, juguetes y otros objetos que tengan forma de productos de tabaco y puedan resultar atractivos para los menores, el artículo 3.2. de la Ley 28/2005 establece la prohibición de la venta o la entrega de dichos productos a los menores. En relación con la pregunta C327, la regulación de la no accesibilidad de los menores a las máquinas expendedoras está desarrollada en la Resolución de 20 de septiembre de 2006, del Comisionado para el Mercado de Tabacos, referida a los mecanismos técnicos adecuados para garantizar que las máquinas expendedoras de tabaco en el mercado impidan el acceso a menores, tal como establece el artículo 4 de la Ley 28/2005, de 26 de diciembre, de medidas sanitarias frente al tabaquismo y reguladora de la venta, el suministro, el consumo y la publicidad de los productos del tabaco. La ubicación de las máquinas expendedoras de productos del tabaco está regulada también mediante el artículo 4 de la Ley 28/2005. Respecto a la pregunta C324, si bien no existe dentro de la normativa española un texto que obligue a impedir a los clientes el acceso directo a los productos de tabaco en venta, a efectos prácticos, dada la disposición de las expendedurías de tabaco como únicos puntos de venta directa al público, no existe acceso directo a los productos de tabaco por parte del cliente. En relación con la pregunta C325, si bien no está prohibida la fabricación y venta de dulces, refrigerios, juguetes y otros objetos que tengan forma de productos de tabaco y puedan resultar atractivos para los menores, el artículo 3.2. de la Ley 28/2005 establece la prohibición de la venta o la entrega de dichos productos a los menores. En relación con la pregunta C327, la regulación de la no accesibilidad de los menores a las máquinas expendedoras está desarrollada en la Resolución de 20 de septiembre de 2006, del Comisionado para el Mercado de Tabacos, referida a los mecanismos técnicos adecuados para garantizar que las máquinas expendedoras de tabaco en el mercado impidan el acceso a menores, tal como establece el artículo 4 de la Ley 28/2005, de 26 de diciembre, de medidas sanitarias frente al tabaquismo y reguladora de la venta, el suministro, el consumo y la publicidad de los productos del tabaco. La ubicación de las máquinas expendedoras de productos del tabaco está regulada también mediante el artículo 4 de la Ley 28/2005. Respecto a la pregunta C324, si bien no existe dentro de la normativa española un texto que obligue a impedir a los clientes el acceso directo a los productos de tabaco en venta, a efectos prácticos, dada la disposición de las expendedurías de tabaco como únicos puntos de venta directa al público, no existe acceso directo a los productos de tabaco por parte del cliente. En relación con la pregunta C325, si bien no está prohibida la fabricación y venta de dulces, refrigerios, juguetes y otros objetos que tengan forma de productos de tabaco y puedan resultar atractivos para los menores, el artículo 3.2. de la Ley 28/2005 establece la prohibición de la venta o la entrega de dichos productos a los menores. En relación con la pregunta C327, la regulación de la no accesibilidad de los menores a las máquinas expendedoras está desarrollada en la Resolución de 20 de septiembre de 2006, del Comisionado para el Mercado de Tabacos, referida a los mecanismos técnicos adecuados para garantizar que las máquinas expendedoras de tabaco en el mercado impidan el acceso a menores, tal como establece el artículo 4 de la Ley 28/2005, de 26 de diciembre, de medidas sanitarias frente al tabaquismo y reguladora de la venta, el suministro, el consumo y la publicidad de los productos del tabaco. La ubicación de las máquinas expendedoras de productos del tabaco está regulada también mediante el artículo 4 de la Ley 28/2005. WHO European Region
Sri Lanka Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Sudan سوف يتم تنوير كل الجهات علي القنون حتي يتم تنفيذه بالصورة المثلي Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Suriname Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Sweden Answer not provided An information sheet in English to shopkeepers about the method is attached. http://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/documents/publicerat-material/publikationer/informationsbrev-kontrollkop-naringsidkare-sprakversioner/Kontrollkop_engelska.pdf An information sheet in English to shopkeepers about the method is attached. http://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/documents/publicerat-material/publikationer/informationsbrev-kontrollkop-naringsidkare-sprakversioner/Kontrollkop_engelska.pdf WHO European Region
Syrian Arab Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Tajikistan Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Thailand Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Timor-Leste The implementation has just started, because the decree law was recently approved and it is in the process of enforcement. The implementation has just started, because the decree law was recently approved and it is in the process of enforcement. Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Togo Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Tonga n/a Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Trinidad and Tobago - Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Tunisia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Turkey Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Turkmenistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Tuvalu Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Uganda Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Ukraine Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
United Arab Emirates Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 is available here: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/829/contents/made Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
United Republic of Tanzania Answer not provided Answer not provided 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 Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Vanuatu Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Venezuela Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Viet Nam Under the tobacco control law Kiddy pack is banned from 1 May 2016 Under the tobacco control law Kiddy pack is banned from 1 May 2016 Kiddy pack will be banned from 1 May 2016 WHO Western Pacific Region
Yemen Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Zambia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Zimbabwe None None Answer not provided WHO African Region
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