Ireland: Tobacco photo warnings move closer

May 13, 2008

Minister for Health and Children Ms Mary Harney is to introduce legislation to allow for combined text and photo warnings on tobacco products, it was announced today.

The European Commission indicated in the 2001 Directive on the Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco Products that it would adopt rules for the use of colour photographs to depict the health consequences of smoking…

Full article: The Irish Times (May 13, 2008)