Updates

April 11, 2011

Nepal – New tobacco control bill approved

APRIL 2011 – A new tobacco control bill – the Tobacco Product Control and Regulatory Bill, 2010 – was approved by Nepal’s legislature, the Constituent Assembly, on 11 April 2011. Major […]
April 4, 2011

Ukraine – New requirements for pictorial warnings

APRIL 2011 – Ukraine has finalized requirements for pictorial warnings following the publication of a Decree on 4 April 2011 in the Official Journal of Ukraine. A series of 10 warnings, […]
March 28, 2011

Comoros – Amended Tobacco Control Act

MARCH 2011 – An amendment of the existing Tobacco Control Act was adopted on 28 March 2011.  The amendment puts into effect stronger measures concerning the sale of tobacco products and […]
March 15, 2011

Nigeria – A National Tobacco Control Bill was passed by the Nigerian Senate

MARCH 2011 – The bill makes it mandatory to affix health warnings on tobacco product packaging, bans the sale of cigarettes to minors (under 18 years of age), strictly regulates tobacco […]
February 21, 2011

Honduras – New tobacco control act adopted

FEBRUARY 2011 – A new comprehensive tobacco control act, adopted by the National Congress on 9 June 2010, entered into force on 21 February 2011.  The law introduces a complete ban […]
December 8, 2010

Fiji – Cabinet approves Tobacco Control Decree

DECEMBER 2010 – The Cabinet has approved a new Tobacco Control Decree in December 2010.  The Decree restricts advertising, sponsorship, and promotion of tobacco products; regulates the labelling of tobacco-product containers, […]