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L-6.2, r. 2
- Regulation respecting the warning attributed to the Minister of Health and Social Services concerning the harmful effects of tobacco on health
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L-6.2, r. 2
Regulation respecting the warning attributed to the Minister of Health and Social Services concerning the harmful effects of tobacco on health
TOBACCO — WARNING CONCERNING HARMFUL EFFECTS ON HEALTH
(chapter T-0.01, s. 25.1)
The former alphanumerical designation of this Regulation was: chapter T-0.01, r. 2.
Advertising disseminated in a printed newspaper or magazine in accordance with section 4 of the Regulation under the Tobacco Control Act (
chapter L-6.2, r. 1
), must include one of the warnings in the Schedule to this Regulation based on the surface area of the advertising, the product concerned in the advertising and the language in which the newspaper or magazine is published.
The warnings exist in 3 formats and each format includes 3 types.
M.O. 2008-010, s. 1
Advertisements having a surface area of 100 cm
or less must include a warning in Format 1. Advertisements having a surface area of more than 100 cm
and less than 200 cm
, and advertisements having a surface area of 200 cm
or more must include a warning in Format 2 or Format 3, respectively.
The format of the warning determined pursuant to the first paragraph must be Type A, except if the advertisement concerns electronic cigarettes or any other devices of that nature, including their components and accessories, and a product considered to be tobacco under section 1 of the Regulation under the Tobacco Control Act (
chapter L-6.2, r. 1
), in which case, the format of the warning must be respectively Type B and Type C.
M.O. 2008-010, s. 2
The warning determined pursuant to section 2 must be placed in the upper left corner of the advertisement. The warning must be adjacent to the left and upper borders of the advertisement.
It must be downloaded from the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux website at the following address: http://www.msss.gouv.qc.ca/loi-tabac and must not be altered after the downloading.
M.O. 2008-010, s. 3
The warning downloaded pursuant to the second paragraph of section 3 must be in French when the advertisement is disseminated in a French-language printed newspaper or magazine and must be in French or English when the advertisement is disseminated in an English-language newspaper or magazine. If the advertisement is disseminated in a newspaper or magazine published in a language other than French or English, the warning must be in French or in the other language but, in the latter case, only if it is available on the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux website.
M.O. 2008-010, s. 4
The violation of any of sections 1 to 4 constitutes an offence.
M.O. 2008-010, s. 5
M.O. 2008-010, s. 6
M.O. 2008-010, Sch
Erratum 2008 G.O. 2, 4435
M.O. 2008-010, 2008 G.O. 2, 3050 and 4435
2019-002, 2019 G.O. 2, 381
M.O. 2019-002, 2019 G.O. 2, 381
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