Last updated: March 6, 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:

The following six health warnings and pictures are authorized:

1. Smoking causes oral cancer. (Image: diseased gums.)

2. Smoking causes premature birth and stillbirth. (Image: pregnant woman.)

3. Smoking accelerates aging of the skin. (Image: woman with half of her face looking young and half of her face looking old.)

4. Smoking is harmful to your health. (Image: hospital patient on respirator.)

5. Smoking is harmful to your family. (Image: smoke in home with child on respirator.)

6. Smoking causes vascular diseases. (Image: gangrene foot.)