The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Kuwait implements pictorial warnings

The Kuwait government recently implemented pictorial warnings on cigarette boxes sold in the country.

“Adding the pictures is an important step to increase public awareness about the dangerous of smoking and the destructive effects of this habit on public health”.

“This decision comes in line with standards of the Gulf Cooperation Council which indicate that tobacco boxes must show warning pictures and written warnings”, said Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Affairs Dr Qais Al-Duwairi in a press statement.

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