Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Notification G.S.R. 985(E), December 20, 2010

20 Dec, 2010

COMMENTS: G.S.R. 985(E) announces the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010. This notification contains substitute language on the issue of rotation, requiring that health warnings be rotated every 24 months instead of one year. The rule also re-establishes the May 2009 health warnings, ensuring that pictures of a lung x-ray and diseased lungs continue to be displayed on smoked tobacco product packages and a picture of a scorpion continues to be displayed on smokeless tobacco product packages. The uploaded files are in both English and Hindi.

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