Omani Standard Specification OS 1655:2022 for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

05 Sep, 2023

COMMENTS: Omani Standard Specification OS 1655:2022 for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products will require the plain packaging of tobacco products. In addition, the Standard increases the size of combined health warnings to 65% of product packaging. Pursuant to Ministerial Decision No. 67/2023, the Standard became binding September 5, 2023. However, the implementation dates were extended through administrative practice. The implementation dates are now April 4, 2024 for manufacturers and July 4, 2024 for retailers.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of June 16, 2024 unless otherwise noted.