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Last updated: July 15th 2019

Health Warnings/Messages Features

Type of product: Smoked Tobacco Product
Type of Warnings / Messages Required
Pictures (Photos), Text Warnings/Messages
Location and Size of Warnings / Messages on Unit Packaging
60% of front, 60% of back
Rotation Required
Required
Number of Warnings / Messages Authorized to Be Displayed at Any Given Time
2
Length of Rotation Period
Specified - 24 months
Analysis

The law requires health warnings, in the form of written or illustrated warnings, covering 60% of the front and 60% of the back of each pack and carton of tobacco products.

Joint Administrative Order No. 2015-366 requires two combined picture and text health warnings to be displayed over 24 months (one warning per year).  

The law and Administrative Order meet FCTC Art. 11 with respect to warning size, location, and rotation.

Type of product: Smokeless Tobacco Products
Type of Warnings / Messages Required
Pictures (Photos), Text Warnings/Messages, Uncertain
Location and Size of Warnings / Messages on Unit Packaging
60% of front, 60% of back
Rotation Required
Required
Number of Warnings / Messages Authorized to Be Displayed at Any Given Time
2
Length of Rotation Period
Specified - 24 months
Analysis

The law requires health warnings, in the form of written or illustrated warnings, covering 60% of the front and 60% of the back of each pack and carton of tobacco products.

Joint Administrative Order No. 2015-366 requires two combined picture and text health warnings to be displayed over 24 months (one warning per year).

The law and Administrative Order meet FCTC Art. 11 with respect to warning size, location, and rotation.