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

Warnings Required as of January 11, 2019 (under Regulation No. 56 of 2017):

“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES CANCER OF THE MOUTH.
STOP SMOKING SERVICE (0800-177-6565)” (Image: cancer of the mouth)

“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER.
STOP SMOKING SERVICE (0800-177-6565)” (Image: blackened lungs due to cancer)

“WARNING: BECAUSE OF SMOKING, I GOT CANCER OF THE THROAT.
STOP SMOKING SERVICE (0800-177-6565)” (Image: cancer of the throat)

“WARNING: SMOKING TOOK AWAY MY HAPPINESS LITTLE BY LITTLE.
STOP SMOKING SERVICE (0800-177-6565)” (Image: someone suffering from lung cancer and cancer of the larynx)

“WARNING: SMOKING CAUSES CANCER OF THE THROAT.
STOP SMOKING SERVICE (0800-177-6565)” (Image: cancer of the throat)