Bigger Pictorial Warnings on Tobacco Packs: Stay Lifted

  • The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday lifted the stay on enforcement of new rules which enhanced the area for displaying health warning.
  • The area is enhanced to 85 per cent from 50 per cent of the principal area on the packs of tobacco products.
  • Earlier, The High Court had stayed the rules on a petition filed by the Karnataka Beedi Industry Association, which had questioned the legality of the rules.