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  1. Samoa - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Tobacco Control Act 2008 (2008, No. 26). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | WSM-2008-L-102760

    AN ACT:
    (a) to protect the health of the people of Samoa from the diseases and premature death caused by tobacco use and tobacco smoke exposure;
    (b) to protect non-smokers from the hazards posed by tobacco smoke;
    (c) to regulate the marketing, advertising, sale, promotion and distribution of tobacco products, whether directly or through the sponsorship of other products, services or events; and
    (d) to monitor and regulate the presence of harmful constituents in tobacco products.

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