Namely, he earned increased one of several articles of your bill, which entails sales of cigarettes beneath the counter and simplifying the packing? format, starting January 1, 2019.

Tadumadze put forward two alternative versions in the health committee meeting.

“We have discussed two alternatives: we must either maintain your existing format of packing? or supply a certain period to tobacco promote for moving to new standards.

At this stage, we think that introduction of straightforward packing format and sales of cigarettes and tobacco products below the counter is excessive restriction. This is a should really be given enough time to meet new requirements”, Tadumadze said.