Last updated: September 21, 2022

Warnings/Messages Content

Does the content of the warnings/messages address:
Health impacts
Advice on cessation (e.g., the benefits of cessation or steps to take to stop smoking)
Addictive nature of tobacco
Adverse economic and social outcomes
Impact of tobacco use on friends and family
Quitline phone number and/or website
Description of current required warnings/messages:

Main Text Warnings:

1. “Smoking is harmful to health.”
2. “Smoking can cause death.”
3. “Smoking seriously harms you and those around you.”

Additional Text Warnings:

1. “Smoking causes lung cancer.”
2. “Protect children, do not let them breathe tobacco smoke.”
3. “Smoking during pregnancy harms your future baby.”
4. “Smoking causes cardiovascular diseases.”
5. “Smoking causes blockage of blood vessels and leads to heart attack and brain stroke.”
6. “Quitting smoking can reduce the risk of fatal heart and lung diseases.”
7. “Smoking harms sperm and reduces fertility.”
8. “Smoking causes lethal lung cancer.”