Thailand will have the biggest warning labels on cigarette packs in the world

The size of the warnings, which are dominated by graphic photos showing the consequences of smoking, will be expanded to cover 85 per cent of the pack, up from the current 55 per cent, Public Health Minister of Thailand Pradit Sinthawanarong said Friday.

He told reporters after a meeting with national tobacco control board that they agreed to issue a ministerial declaration that would increase the size of the picture warnings from 55 per cent to 85 per cent of the packs as they believed that this would help reduce tobacco consumption.

Read more: The Nation

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