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REQUEST FOR COMMENT

151753 v. 1

1(1)

 

STM/2638/2008

 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

 

 

 

04.07.2008

 

 

Draft

 

 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Decree amending ( xx/200 ) the Decree on the markings of retail packages and amounts of harmful substances and the associated measurement methods and testing laboratories (641/2002)

 

In accordance with the decision of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health it is hereby enacted based on the Act on Measures to Reduce Tobacco Smoking issued on 13 August 1976 (693/1976):

 

                                                                 1st Chapter. Markings

6 a  §

As a means of demonstrating the fulfilment of the regulations concerning the fire safety of cigarettes as per the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Decree (X/X/200..) Sections 1 and 3, retail packages of cigarettes shall have an asterisk printed on them. This asterisk shall be printed in bold 100 per cent black in font size of 36 and it shall be located separately from the markings on the yields of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide presented on the same side within a frame.

 

 

                                                                 2nd Chapter. Provision of information

 

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14 a  §

The information indicated in the Tobacco Act, Section 6 c, Subsection 1, Paragraph 3 shall be provided to the National Product Control Agency for Welfare and Health, in machine language format using a form approved by said Agency, annually by the end of the month of xx.

 

 

 

                                                                 3rd Chapter. Coming into effect

 

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This Decree shall come into effect on xx of xx, 2009.

 

Actions required for its execution may be taken before this Decree comes into effect.