India: Supreme Court clears display of tobacco pictorial warnings

May 19, 2009

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the display of pictorial warnings on all tobacco product packages, to be implemented with effect from May 31, 2009.

A Bench comprising Justice B.N. Agrawal and Justice G.S. Singhvi did so after perusing the minutes of the meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) on the subject following allegations that the law was diluted to favour the tobacco industry…

Full Article: The Hindu (May 7, 2009)