Last updated: July 27, 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 text/picture warnings are required on smoked tobacco products:

1. Smoking increases the risk of more than 25 diseases including cancer and cardiovascular disease. (Image: hand with rotten finger nails holding a cigarette)
2. Smoking causes early death. (Image: lit cigarette with skull face)
3. Passive smoking affects fetus and leads to growth retardation and premature labor. (Image: pregnant woman holding a cigarette)
4. Cigarettes contain more than 4000 toxic substances and cause death. (Image: snake emerging from broken cigarette)