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Last updated: September 17th 2019

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)
Yes
Addictive nature of tobacco
No
Adverse economic and social outcomes
No
Impact of tobacco use on friends and family
No
Quitline phone number and/or website
No
Description of current required warnings/messages:

Three text-only warnings are approved to appear on cigarette packs and cartons:

Front: Smoking is harmful to your health; please don't smoke in smoke-free places.

Back: Quitting smoking early is good for your health; quitting can reduce the harm to your health.
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Dissuade youth from smoking; prohibit primary and secondary school students from smoking.