Last updated: August 27, 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:

Smoked Tobacco Products

The combined health warnings listed in the regulations include images with the accompanying text:

  1. Nine out of ten lung cancer patients are smokers.
  2. Smoking causes mouth and throat cancer.
  3. Smoking seriously harms your lungs.
  4. Smoking causes heart attacks.
  5. Smoking causes stroke and disability.
  6. Smoking causes blocking of the arteries.
  7. Smoking increases the risk of becoming blind.
  8. Smoking causes damage to your teeth and gum disease.
  9. Smoking can kill your unborn child.
  10. Cigarette smoke harms your children, family and friends.
  11. If you smoke, it increases the risk that your children will also smoke.
  12. Quit now – your loved ones need you alive.
  13.  Smoking reduces fertility.
  14. Smoking increases the risk of impotence.

Smokeless Tobacco Products

This tobacco product damages your health and is addictive.