Iran approved a law on May 29, 2008 requiring picture-based warnings to be displayed on all cigarette packages. The picture-based warnings were implemented in Iran starting January 20, 2009. The warnings are required to cover 50% of the front and back of all cigarette packages meaning, overall, 50% of the package space is appropriated to health warnings. Eight health warnings were to be rotated on cigarette packages and a different set of warnings was to be rotated every two years. New pictorial warnings began appearing on packages in late 2011-early 2012.
Legislation and Regulations
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