Tobacco Products Appearance, Packaging and Labelling Regulations
Marginal note:Information on cigar band
71 (1) The following information may be displayed on a cigar if it is displayed on a band that is fitted around the circumference of the cigar and meets the requirements of this section:
(a) a brand name that is not prohibited by the Act, if the brand name does not evoke a colour or a characteristic of a filter;
(b) the manufacturer’s identity and principal place of business; and
(c) the name of the country in which the cigar was manufactured.
Marginal note:Requirements — information
(2) The information referred to in subsection (1) may be displayed only once on the band and must
(a) have a matte finish and be printed in a regular weight and width Lucida Sans Serif font style, in characters of no more than 10 points, without italics, and in gray; and
(b) be displayed horizontally along the length of the band such that the text runs around the circumference of the cigar.
Marginal note:Bar code
(3) A bar code may be displayed only once on the band and must meet the requirements of subsection 16(1) and paragraph 16(2)(a).
Marginal note:Requirements — cigar band
(4) The band must be drab brown and have a matte finish and smooth texture, without any raised features, embossing, decorative ridges, bulges or other irregularities.
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