Directive on Printing Warning Messages and Pictures on Tobacco Product Boxes, Packets, Cartons, Parcels and Packaging Materials, 2014

15 May, 2015

COMMENTS: The Directive on Printing Warning Messages and Pictures on Tobacco Product Boxes, Packets, Cartons, Parcels and Packaging Materials (2014) increases the size of mandatory health warnings to ninety percent of the front and back of all tobacco product packaging. The Directive also institutes new text warnings and pictures. The Directive took effect on May 15, 2015, but actual implementation was delayed due to the April 2015 earthquake.

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