Last updated: December 3, 2021

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:

Text of combined health warnings to appear on smoked tobacco product packaging:

(1) Smoking clogs your arteries
(2) Don’t let children breathe your smoke
(3) Smoking causes blindness
(4) Smoking causes lung cancer
(5) Smoking doubles your risk of stroke
(6) Tobacco smoke is toxic
(7) Smoking harms unborn babies
(8) Smoking causes peripheral vascular disease
(9) Smoking causes emphysema
(10) Quitting will improve your health
(11) Smoking damages your gums and teeth
(12) Smoking damages your gums and teeth (with a different photo than the previous text)
(13) Smoking causes throat cancer

Text of health warning to appear on smokeless tobacco product packaging:

This tobacco product damages your health and is addictive.