Barbados: Graphic images for cigarette boxes

Nationnews.com:-GRAPHIC IMAGES showing the harmful side effects of smoking could soon be coming to local cigarette boxes.

Word of this has come from Minister of Health John Boyce who said the new move would be the topic at the ministry’s management meeting today.

He made the disclosure as he addressed a branch meeting of the Democratic Labour Party’s Christ Church South constituency, at the St Lawrence Primary School last night.

He said cigarette smoking and the labelling of tobacco products were two of the outstanding items “which will come under the scrutiny of Parliament very soon”.

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