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7th February 2023
Oman: The Consumer Protection Authority has issued a decree, No. 206/2023, raising the level of fines for using or distributing oral (non-smoked) tobacco products. The minimum fine for a first offence is now OMR100 ($260) and the maximum OMR1,000 OMR ($2,600) – up from OMR400 ($1,040) – to be doubled for a second offence.
23rd June 2022
Oman: The Omani Consumer Protection Authority today published a warning stressing its commitment to enforcing the ban on alternative (smokeless) tobacco products. It announced the arrest and fining of a foreign worker in the coastal city of Barka for selling chewing tobacco, which is banned under resolution No. (256/2015), amended by resolution No. (301/2016).
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