Law No. 154 of 2007, Specific to Amendment of Some Provisions of Law No. 52 of 1981 in the Matter of Preventing Smoking Related Harm
COMMENTS: Law No. 154 of 2007 amends several provisions of Law No. 52 of 1981. First, the law updates the health warning to be displayed on packaging, requiring that it occupy at least one half of the packaging and granting the Ministry of Health the authority to issue additional warnings and pictures. The law also announces new smoke free policies, pricing and taxation policies, and the establishment of both a Higher Committee for Tobacco Control and a special jurisdiction and status of judicial police related to tobacco control.