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Last updated: September 25th 2017

Health Warnings/Messages Features

Type of product: Smoked Tobacco Product
Type of Warnings / Messages Required
Pictures (Photos), Text Warnings/Messages
Location and Size of Warnings / Messages on Unit Packaging
50% of front, 50% of back
Rotation Required
Required
Number of Warnings / Messages Authorized to Be Displayed at Any Given Time
7
Length of Rotation Period
Specified - Three Months
Analysis

Rules on pack warnings require one of seven authorized picture/text warnings to occupy the upper 50% of the two principal display areas of the tobacco product package. If the package does not have two main sides, the warning must cover the upper 50% of the main display area. The text component of the warnings must be in Bangla and must be in white letters against a black background. The ratio of pictures to text is 6:1. Rotation of the warnings shall occur every three months.

These provisions align with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines with regard to size, composition, and front and back location requirements.

Type of product: Smokeless Tobacco Products
Type of Warnings / Messages Required
Pictures (Photos), Text Warnings/Messages
Location and Size of Warnings / Messages on Unit Packaging
50% of front, 50% of back
Rotation Required
Not Required
Number of Warnings / Messages Authorized to Be Displayed at Any Given Time
2
Length of Rotation Period
Specified - Three Months
Analysis

Rules on pack warnings require one of two authorized picture/text warnings to occupy the upper 50% of the two principal display areas of the tobacco product package. If the package does not have two main sides, the warning must cover the upper 50% of the main display area. The text component of the warnings must be in Bangla and must be in white letters against a black background. The ratio of pictures to text is 6:1. Rotation of the warnings shall occur every three months.

These provisions align with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines with regard to size, composition, and front and back location requirements.