Tobacco Products Appearance, Packaging and Labelling Regulations
Marginal note:Alphanumeric code
63 (1) A tobacco product may display an alphanumeric code if the code
(a) is printed only once on the tobacco product, in characters of no more than 8 points;
(b) meets the requirements of subsection 15(1) and paragraph 15(2)(a); and
(c) in the case of cigarettes, little cigars, cigars and tobacco products that are made in whole or in part of tobacco, rolled in paper and intended for use with a device, is oriented parallel to and displayed no more than 38 mm from the end of the product that is not designed to be lit or heated.
Marginal note:Exception — cigars
(2) Despite paragraph (1)(a), instead of being printed on a cigar, the alphanumeric code may be printed on a cigar band that meets the requirements of subsection 71(4) if the code is displayed only once on the band and is printed in characters of no more than 10 points.
(3) The alphanumeric code must not convey any information relating to characteristics of the tobacco product or its emissions.
Marginal note:Brand element
(4) The alphanumeric code must not evoke the tobacco product’s brand elements.
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