Plain packaging being lined up behind graphic warnings in South Africa

| September 20, 2012

South   Africais considering imposing plain packaging on tobacco products manufacturers, according to a Times Live story.

“We are keen to test this and if there is… support for it, we will go this route,” the health department’s director for health promotion, Vimla Moodley, was quoted as saying.

For the time being, the department is testing the use of graphic warnings on tobacco packs, which currently carry text messages, including, ‘tobacco is harmful to your health’.

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