TOBACCO TESTING IN TO SOON BECOME COMPULSORY IN UNITED ARAB EMIRATES



It is likely that the United Arab Emirates will soon demand testing of all tobacco products sold in the country in an effort to ensure that the manufacturer’s claims, such as tar and nicotine content, are accurate. The new law, that could come into affect as early as the end of this year, will apply to all types of tobacco sold within the United Arab Emirates, from cigarettes, to loose tobacco. The country has also recently adopted graphic health warnings. With the new updated packets of cigarettes due to go on sale in the coming months.