The new law making it mandatory for all tobacco products to carry stricter pictorial warnings came into force today but its implementation was not visible on the ground.
Government has notified new, stricter pictorial warnings for smoking and smokeless forms of tobacco with April 1 next year as the deadline for their implementation.
Gory graphics of cancer-affected lungs and mouth to be featured.
Government will soon notify new pictorial warnings on tobacco products. Do you think the step will help people quit smoking?
Even as the government is delaying the notification of new pictorial warnings on tobacco products, a health ministry official Monday said they have received feedback that the present pictorial warnings are unclear to people.
Union Cabinet is likely to take a decision on a request from the tobacco industry to increase the duration of display of a set of pictorial warning in cigarette and other tobacco products.
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