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Bill for 80% pictorial warning passed in Parliament
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The National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Amendment bill, which includes increased pictorial warnings covering 80 per cent of cigarette packets, was passed in Parliament yesterday.

The Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne presented the Bill to amend the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Act, No. 27 of 2006.

In the regulation it is mentioned that the pictorial should consist of warning printed on both sides of every cigarette packet, package or carton containing cigarettes, and 80% of the total area of a packet, package or a carton.
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