Monday, 16 September 2019 12:30 GMT

Oman bans tobacco products ads

(MENAFN) Oman's Ministry of Information has settled on a resolution to prohibit tobacco advertising as well as its derivatives on social media and billboards.

The new decree was issued by Minister of Information Dr. Abdel Mon'em Al Hassani, imposing a ban on promoting tobacco in all media outlets, such as billboards and social media.

The decree No. 43/2018 was explained to be changing a clause in Article 36 of the Executive Regulations of the Press and Publications Law No.25/84.

It replaces the text with "prohibits the publication of advertisements of tobacco products or derivatives in all media, audio, visual, electronic and in any billboards, wherever they exist".


Oman bans tobacco products ads


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