LANGUAGE
Last updated: July 21st 2021

Warnings/Messages Content

Does the content of the warnings/messages address:
Health impacts
Yes
Advice on cessation (e.g., the benefits of cessation or steps to take to stop smoking)
No
Addictive nature of tobacco
Yes
Adverse economic and social outcomes
No
Impact of tobacco use on friends and family
Yes
Quitline phone number and/or website
No
Description of current required warnings/messages:

Cigarette Products or Tobacco Products (includes electronic cigarettes):

“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES CANCER”
“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE”
“WARNING: SMOKING KILLS”
“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER”
“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES MOUTH AND THROAT CANCER”
“WARNING: SMOKING DOUBLES YOUR RISK OF STROKE”
“WARNING: TOBACCO SMOKE IS TOXIC”
“WARNING: TOBACCO SMOKE CAN HARM YOUR CHILDREN”
“WARNING: SMOKING WHEN PREGNANT HARMS YOUR BABY”
“SMOKING SERIOUSLY HARMS YOU AND THOSE AROUND YOU”

Smokeless Tobacco:

“WARNING: This product can cause mouth cancer”
“WARNING: This product can cause gum disease and tooth loss”
“WARNING: This product is not a safe alternative to cigarettes”
“WARNING: Smokeless tobacco is addictive”