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?Smoking kills?, not just ?injurious?

india Updated: Jul 19, 2006 01:36 IST
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Cigarette, bidi and gutkha packs in India will soon resemble the dreaded skull-and-crossbones pirates flag, the Jolly Roger.

Under the new law, all cigarette packs and tobacco products will have to carry a skull-and-crossbones warning from February 1 next year, to pictorially drive home the deadly health risks of tobacco use.

The skeletal picture accompanied with the text “Tobacco Kills/Smoking Kills”” in bold letters has become mandatory under the notification of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packing and Labelling) Rules, this month.