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LAW OF UKRAINE

of September 22, 2005 No. 2899-IV

About measures for the prevention and reduction of the use of tobacco products and their harmful effects on health of the population

(as amended on 02-12-2020)

This Law determines the basic principles and the directions of state policy by the prevention of smoking of tobacco products, decrease in level of their use among the population, to restriction of access to them of children, public health care from harm which is done to their health as a result of development of diseases, disability, and also death rates caused by smoking of tobacco products or in a different way their uses.

Article 1. Determination of terms

For the purposes of this Law the stated below terms are used in the following value:

the public place - part (parts) of any building, construction available or open for the population is free, or by the invitation, or for a fee, constantly, periodically or from time to time, including entrances, and also underground passages, stadiums;

dependence on tobacco (nicotine addiction) - the psychophysical condition caused by dependence of person on nicotine and other ingredients of tobacco product which get to its organism owing to the use of tobacco products by it;

tobacco substitutes - means, on the actions on health of the person corresponding to tobacco, but not containing tobacco;

ingredients of tobacco products - any substances, except for tobacco, used for tobacco products manufacture;

smoking of tobacco products - the actions leading to combustion of tobacco products therefore the tobacco smoke which is emitted in air and inhaled by person who smokes them is formed;

the medical prevention of consumers tobacco izdeliyinformation which contains on packagings of tobacco products, about harmful effects of the use of these products on health of the person. Medical preventions of consumers of tobacco products consist of the main and additional preventions;

nicotine - nicotinic alkaloids;

the objects connected with the use of tobacco products, cigarette cases, mouthpieces, tubes, the cigarette paper, filters, obrezchik of cigars necessary for the use of tobacco products except lighters and matches;

devices for consumption of tobacco products without their combustion - the devices intended for inhalation of aerosols (vapors) which are formed as a result of heating of the products containing tobacco (products of its conversion) in the structure without their combustion;

workplace - the space which is taken away in the building or construction for stay of the worker in the course of labor activity;

pitch - crude, waterless, nicotine free condensate of smoke;

tobacco - the means containing nicotine and made of plant of family solanaceous;

the paragraph the fourteenth is excluded according to the Law of Ukraine of 02.12.2020 No. 1019-IX

tobacco smoke - the products of combustion of tobacco products which are allocated in air as a result of their smoking;

packaging - pack, box or any other packaging of tobacco products for their realization (except transport container), except for transparent obvertok, applied in retail trade;

advertizing and sales promotion of tobacco - any type of transfer of the commercial information, recommendation or action, the purpose or result or probable result of which is sales promotion of tobacco product or the use of tobacco, directly or mediately;

tobacco sponsorship - any type of fee in any event, action or the individual, the purpose or result or probable result of which is sales promotion of tobacco product or the use of tobacco, directly or mediately.

The term "tobacco products" is used in this Law in the value given in the Law of Ukraine "About state regulation of production and the address of alcohol ethyl, cognac and fruit, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and fuel".

The terms "electronic cigarette", "the liquids used in electronic cigarettes" are used in this Law in the values given in the Tax code of Ukraine".

Article 2. Legislation of Ukraine on measures for the prevention and reduction of the use of tobacco products and their harmful effects on health of the population

The legislation of Ukraine on measures for the prevention and reduction of the use of tobacco products and their harmful effects on health of the population is based on the Constitution of Ukraine and consists of Bases of the legislation of Ukraine on health care, this Law and other regulatory legal acts adopted according to them.

If the international treaty of Ukraine which consent to be bound is this the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine establishes other rules, than stipulated by the legislation Ukraine about measures for the prevention and reduction of the use of tobacco products and their harmful effects on health of the population, then rules of the international treaty are applied.

Article 3. Main objectives of this Law

The main objectives of this Law are:

determination of legal and organizational basis of state policy according to the prevention of smoking of tobacco products among children and youth and to reduction of the use of tobacco products by citizens for the purpose of decrease in risk of development of diseases, disability and their premature death rate as a result of smoking of tobacco products or other methods of their use;

determination of powers of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, other executive bodies and local government bodies according to the prevention and reduction of the use of tobacco products and their harmful effects on health of the population;

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