14 Nov 2013
RECENT REGULATION ON FOOD AND DRUG SUPERVISORY AGENCY (BPOM) REGARDING TOBACCO PRODUCTS
In line with the task assigned to it under article 60 (5) of Government Regulation Peraturan Number 109 of 1012 Regarding Health Safety Measures on Material Containing Addictive Substance in the Form of Tobacco Products, i.e. to prepare a regulation regarding supervision of circulated tobacco products, the Indonesian Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (“BPOM”) issued, on 28 Juni 2013, Regulation of Head of BPOM Number 41 Tahun 2013 regarding Supervision of Circulated Tobacco Products, Health Warnings on the Advertisements and Packaging, and Promotion.
The supervision meant in this regulation is supervision on the tobacco products themselves and on their advertisements and promotion. In brief these are the provisions of note:
This regulation has been in effect as of 28 June 2013, the date of its enactment. (by: Aldo Ersan Mangasi Sirait)