Heated tobacco in Lebanon is subject to state monopoly. On 2nd October 2015, the minister of finance issued Decree No. 877/2015, which legalised heated tobacco, added it to the tobacco regime and subjected it to a monopoly held by the Lebanese Tobacco and Tombacs Authority.
This report provides a detailed overview of the current regulatory framework in place in Lebanon for heated tobacco products, covering all policy areas.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Lebanon: the basics
- National regulatory framework
- Age restrictions
- Product restrictions
- Labelling and packaging
- Obligation to notify
- Retail channel restrictions
- Public usage
- Advertising and marketing
- Relevant laws
- Relevant bodies
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