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Panama implemented a policy to place health warnings on cigarette packages starting in 2005 where health warnings were required to cover 100% of either the front or the back of all cigarette packages. In May 2008, Panama implemented a new tobacco control legislation which changed the health warnings requirement to 50% of both the front and back of all cigarette packages which means that overall, 50% of the package space has been appropriated for picture-based health warnings. Two health warnings were rotated on cigarette packages.

In 2010, Panama added a new set of 5 health warnings that must be displayed on 50% of the front and back of tobacco packages.

As well, Panama requires tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide emission numbers to appear on the side of packages. These emission numbers are generated using the ISO smoking method.

Legislation and Regulations

Panama’s Legislation Library

Health Warnings

2010 to Present**

photo: Tito Herrera
Chemicals
Panama
2010
photo: Tito Herrera
ETS – Child
Panama
2010

2008 to 2010**

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ETS – Baby
Panama
2008

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