Bahrain: Cigarette Packs May Display More Warnings In Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

April 9, 2008

A proposal being studied by the GCC Council for Anti-Smoking stipulates that all cigarette packs must have 50% of the packaging indicating statutory health warning with a mandatory font set to 14 on the surface.

Manama, Bahrain (AHN)- Cigarette companies may have to design new packets to enter the rich oil exporting Arab countries.

According to a proposal which the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries are in the process of finalizing, all cigarette packets must have 50 per cent of the packaging indicating statutory health warning with a mandatory font set to 14 on the surface.

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