Last updated: August 21, 2023

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:

Smoked tobacco products combined warnings:

1) Smoking is the cause of 9 out of 10 instances of lung cancer

2) Smoking can cause throat and mouth cancer

3) Smoking damages your lungs

4) Smoking can cause heart attacks

5) Smoking can cause strokes and disabilities

6) Smoking can cause clogging of the arteries

7) Smoking increases the risk of blindness

8) Smoking damages your teeth and gums

9) Smoking can kill your unborn child

10) Your smoke harms your children, your family and friends

11) Children of smokers are more likely to smoke

12) Stop today — live longer for the sake of your family and friends

13) Smoking reduces reproductive ability

14) Smoke increases the risk of impotence

There are 3 sets of 14 pictures that accompany these text warnings.

Smokeless tobacco products (excluding oral tobacco) text warning:

This tobacco product is harmful to your health and is addictive.