Last updated: February 2, 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:

1) Smoking causes 9 out of 10 lung cancers
2) Smoking causes mouth and throat cancer
3) Smoking damages your lungs
4) Smoking causes heart attacks
5) Smoking causes strokes and disability
6) Smoking clogs your 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, family and friends
11) Smokers' children are more likely to start smoking
12) Quit smoking – stay alive for those close to you
13) Smoking reduces fertility
14) Smoking increases the risk of impotence

The combined health warnings also include smoking cessation information – “Find help to quit smoking at”.