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Regulatory report: Dominican Republic

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  • 14 Pages
  • July 2021
  • Region: Dominica, Dominican Republic
  • Tobacco Intelligence
  • ID: 5403207

The regulation of heated tobacco and modern oral products may remain unchanged for the foreseeable future in the Dominican Republic.

The Caribbean country has a long way to go in the process of regulating alternative tobacco products, although heated tobacco products hit the market in 2018 and are increasingly popular.

This report outlines the rules and how they apply to heat-not-burn (HnB) and oral tobacco products.

Table of Contents

1 Executive summary

2 Outlook

3 Dominican Republic: 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 Tax

13 Sanctions

14 Relevant laws

15 Relevant bodies