Anti-tobacco law passed in Ethiopia

| January 28, 2014

Ethiopia has passed an anti-tobacco law that includes a ban on ‘smoking in public’, according to a story.

The country’s house of representatives has issued a proclamation that would see the imposition of the ban on tobacco smoking in public places, the raising of cigarette prices through the imposition of ‘enormous taxes’, the inclusion on packs of health warnings, and a ban on the advertising and promotion of tobacco products.

It was not stated in the story when the new regulations would be enforced or by how much cigarette taxes would be increased.

Category: Breaking News

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