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Prohibited words

8 Prohibited words

(1) A person must not--
(a) pack a tobacco product into a package in which the product is to be sold, or
(b) sell a tobacco product in a package,
if the package is marked with, or accompanied by, any material that contains any prohibited words.
: Maximum penalty--100 penalty units, in the case of an individual and 500 penalty units, in the case of a corporation.
(2) For the purposes of this section, the prohibited words are--
(a) "non-injurious", "non-hazardous", "harmless to man" and "harmless to woman", and
(b) words of similar import to those specified in paragraph (a), and
(c) words that directly or by implication contradict, qualify or modify a health warning that is marked, or required to be marked, on the package.

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