Media Cards Attaching with Tobacco Packs Request

This service is provided by the Ministry of Health to Businesses requesting to obtain approval for attaching media cards with tobacco packs.

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   Service Terms

  • Target User Group:
  • Business ,

   Required Documents

  • Media cards attaching with tobacco packs form
  • Product name and commercial name
  • Number of cigarettes (Weight for other tobacco products)
  • Percentage of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide on the cigarettes pack and nicotine percentage for other tobacco pack
  • Patch number
  • Origin country or manufacture country or filling country
  • Importer (hookah tobacco products)
  • Production and expiration date (one year for hookah tobacco products)
  • Phrase “For sale in Gulf Cooperation Council”

   Important notes

  • Readiness:
  • Data should be clear and easy to read by the consumer
  • Health warning and the percentage of Tar, Nicotine and Carbon monoxide should be written in Arabic and English
  • The data should be written on the pack directly not on the external case
  • Put health warning about disadvantages of tobacco and its products
  • The photo should be double-sided front-end and background
  • The health warning should be surrounded by a black frame
  • Warning text should be clear and not hidden and does not interfere with the photo and do not affected with open the pack
  • Exceptions:
  • Do not use any names, symbols or signs opposite to general system
  • The color of writing fonts should be different from the background color
  • Others:
  • Do not describe the product with description leads to wrong impression about its characteristics (light, nice, small, low-nicotine and tar, mild)
  • Adhere to placing the photos and attached phrases with specifications on a Compact Disc (CD)
  • The area of the photo and the warning should be not less than 50% from the basic display area on the bottom of the pack for the two sides front-end and background
  • Writing area should be not more than 40% of the total area. Phrase should be written in Arabic on the lower part and front and should be written in English at back
  • Arabic Warning text should be written with Simplified Arabic style and black color on white background with Bold size 12, the English warning text should be written with Times New Roman style


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