Last updated: September 18th 2019

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 Health Warnings

The health warnings are as follows:

- Cigarettes are strongly addictive;
- Smoking is harmful to the health of children;
- Smoking causes heart disease;
- Smoking causes strokes;
- Smoking causes lung cancer;
- Smoking causes mouth cancer;
- The use of tobacco causes sexual impotence;
- Smoking causes a slow and painful death;
- Smokers die prematurely;
- Smoking is also harmful to those around you;
- Smoking causes the amputation of limbs;
- Tobacco is severely harmful to your health.

Constituents and Emissions Statements

The constituents and emissions statements are as follows:

- Cigarette smoke contains benzene, a well-known carcinogen; or
- When you smoke, you expose yourself to more than 60 chemical products that can cause cancer.