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5th September 2022 - Asia, Bahrain |

Bahrain: The National Bureau for Revenue announced yesterday that from 16th October all cigarettes available for sale must be marked with distinctive digital stamps as laid down by decree No. 3/2022, issued in May. From that date any cigarettes not having the digital stamp will either be destroyed or confiscated. The system is to be extended later to include other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, heated tobacco and hookahs.

29th March 2022 - Asia, Bahrain |
Bahrain: The Council of Representatives has recommended the approval of the ban on import, distribution, sales and manufacturing of electronic cigarettes, press reports.