Last updated: April 15, 2020

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
Yes
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:

Smoked tobacco products:

Additional warning, including a corresponding image (front):

  1. Tobacco use causes throat cancer;
  2. By smoking, you double the risk for stroke;
  3. Smoking harms the fetus;
  4. Tobacco use causes the bladder cancer;
  5. Tobacco use might cause erectile dysfunction;
  6. Smoking tobacco damages your gums and teeth;
  7. Do not force children to inhale tobacco smoke;
  8. Smoking causes blindness;
  9. Smoking causes peripheral blood vessel diseases.

Principal warning (back):

  1. Smoking kills;
  2. Smokers die early;
  3. Smoking causes serious harm to you and those around you.

Quitline:

In order to stop smoking, call: 116001, the call is free.

Smokeless tobacco products:

Tobacco use causes dependence and harms your health. In order to stop smoking, please call: 116001, the call is free