Myanmar tobacco products to display warning pictures

Packaging for cigarettes made in Myanmar will soon bear photos and text cautioning against the deleterious health effects of consuming tobacco products, Health Minister U Than Aung has said.

“We have drawn up a notification to include health warnings in pictures and text covering 75 percent of a cigarette package on both sides, in accordance with international agreements,” U Than Aung said at a national-level conference on the issue of tobacco packaging on 24 August.

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