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Costa Rica: heated tobacco regulation

Published: 31st January 2024 | No. pages: 12
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Description

Tobacco products are specifically regulated under the General Tobacco Control Law and the Regulations to the General Law on Tobacco Control and its Harmful Effects on Health from 2012, which are described as products “… prepared in whole or in part using tobacco leaves as raw material and intended to be smoked, sucked, chewed or used as snuff”.

Advertising and sales restrictions are essentially identical for all tobacco products – including heated tobacco products – as are packaging and labelling requirements.

The report covers the current regulatory framework in place for heated tobacco in Costa Rica, covering all policy areas from advertising and labelling to notification and taxation.

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  • A clear and detailed understanding of current regulatory requirements affecting this sector in a specific jurisdiction, enabling you to be confident your business and your products are compliant.
  • The ability to plan ahead for specific regulatory changes.
  • Strategic understanding of the policy climate within the jurisdiction, enabling you to forecast how it might affect business development.
  • Sources of further information, for example links to full texts of legislation and contact details for relevant government offices.

Table of contents

  1. Executive summary
  2. Outlook
  3. Costa Rica: the basics
  4. National regulatory framework
  5. Age restrictions
  6. Product restrictions
  7. Labelling and packaging
  8. Obligation to notify
  9. Retail channel restrictions
  10. Public usage
  11. Advertising and marketing
  12. Taxation
  13. Sanctions
  14. Relevant laws
  15. Relevant bodies

Methodology

Our research is completely independent and original. It is conducted by TobaccoIntelligence’s multilingual legal analysis team, all specialists in this sector, and goes through a rigorous review and editing process before publication. Research draws on multiple sources, including: online and offline resources and data, specialist legal software, our own extensive databases and report archives, interviews with key stakeholders and government officials, and collaboration with local legal firms and on-the-ground professionals in the jurisdictions covered.

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Description

Tobacco products are specifically regulated under the General Tobacco Control Law and the Regulations to the General Law on Tobacco Control and its Harmful Effects on Health from 2012, which are described as products “… prepared in whole or in part using tobacco leaves as raw material and intended to be smoked, sucked, chewed or used as snuff”.

Advertising and sales restrictions are essentially identical for all tobacco products – including heated tobacco products – as are packaging and labelling requirements.

The report covers the current regulatory framework in place for heated tobacco in Costa Rica, covering all policy areas from advertising and labelling to notification and taxation.

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