Last updated: August 20, 2020

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:

Health Warnings

a) General warnings (32% front):

1.     Smoking kills

2.     Smoking causes premature death

b) Additional warnings (45% back):

1.     Smoking damages your health

2.     Smoking causes cancer

3.     Smoking by pregnant women harms the development of the baby

4.     Smoking causes heart attacks and strokes

5.     Smoking shortens your life

6.     Let’s protect our children: don’t let them inhale the smoke of your cigarette

7.     Tobacco causes aging of skin

8.     Smoking is an addiction

9.     Smokers die young

10.  Your doctor may help you quit smoking

11.  Smoking shortens life