Pakistan

In 2009, Pakistan introduced regulations that required picture-based health warnings on all cigarette packages by May 31, 2010. Cigarette packages were required to display picture warnings covering 40% of both the front and back of all packages.

In February 2015, the government announced new measures that will require the size of the warnings to increase from 40% to 85% of the package. Urdu text will appear on the front of the pack, and English text will appear on the back. Cigarette manufacturers and importers will be required to display the 85% picture-based warnings on all cigarette packages by March 30, 2015. Retailers will reportedly be given a two month “grace period” to transition from their existing stock to packages displaying the new warnings.

Legislation and Regulations

Pakistan’s Legislation Library

Health Warnings

Expected in 2015**

Pakistan 2015 Health Effects other - throat cancer, lived experience, gross (urdu)
Health Effects – Other
Pakistan
2015
Pakistan 2015 Health Effects other - throat cancer, lived experience, gross (english)
Health Effects – Other
Pakistan
2015

2010 to 2015**

Pakistan 2010 Health Effects mouth - diseased organ, gross
Health Effects – Mouth
Pakistan
2010

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