Measures relating to article 8
a) Prohibiting the use of tobacco in all work places including bars and restaurants, "indoor" or "closed" places and public transport.
b) Protect children, adults and non-smokers against second hand smoke in all public places .
c) Proclaim a 100% smoke free environment
Measures relating to article 11
(a) Prescribed health warnings and other messages consisting of full color picture images and accompanying text shall be permanently affixed to each principal display area of the product’s packaging and labelling.
(b) The health warnings and messages shall occupy no less than 70% of each principal display area of the package, not counting the space taken up by any border surrounding the health warnings and messages. The text of the warnings and messages, which shall be in French, shall occupy 20% of the space required for the warnings and messages and the pictures shall occupy 80% of the required space.
(c) The qualitative information concerning product constituents and emissions must appear on every package, pack or carton of tobacco products or other derivative products. Emissions yield figures may not be provided on or in the package or on the product itself, even when used as part of a brandname or trademark.
(d) Adhesive labels, stickers, wrappers, sleeves, packages, stamps or promotional inserts from cigarette merchants must not conceal, efface or alter the messages or health warnings or other required labeling informaiton. In addition, normal opening of the package must not permanently damage, conceal, obscure, or otherwise hamper the visibility of any portion of the warnings and messages and the warnings and messages must not be obstructed by other required packaging and labelling markings or by any package design feature.
(f) Graphic representations images contained in health warnings must be printed in four colors and the text of the messages is to be set against a background of a color that contrasts with the print in indelible, prominent, type that is bold and highly legible, as prescribed.
Measures relating to article 13
a) Publicity or advertising for tobacco and its derivatives cannot be made in the following ways:
1° by radio or television broadcasts, by recordings, in the printed press, films, movie houses or theaters;
2° by projections or announcements in places of shows or other public spaces or places open to the public;
3° by posters, billboards, fliers or signs whether illuminated or not. These provisions do not, however, apply to advertising made by the aforementioned media.
Comment: The meaning of “These provisions do not, however, apply to advertising made by the aforementioned media.” is unclear.
4° aerial, river or sea, or land;
5° over the Internet or Extranet;
6 by cell phone or voice recordings;
7 by any other means relating directly or indirectly to those set forth above.
b) The advertising or publicity, for an item or product other than tobacco or tobacco products must not through its language or images, constitute an indirect or clandestine advertisement or publicity for tobacco or products that are tobacco derivatives, either by its manner of presentation or for any other reason.
c) The sponsorship by the tobacco industry or any other entity that aims to promote their direct or indirect interests is prohibited.