Last updated: May 23, 2022

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:

Different images are shown with the following text:

1. Smoking causes still birth
2. Smoking causes premature birth
3. Smoking causes damaged teeth
4. Smoking causes cataract
5. Smoking causes nose cancer
6. Smoking causes mouth cancer
7. Smoking causes breast cancer
8. Smoking causes mouth cancer (different image)
9. Smoking causes gangrene
10. Smoking causes mouth cancer (different image)
11. Smoking causes nose cancer (different image)
12. Smoking causes mouth cancer (different image)

Additional information is required to appear on the side panels of tobacco product packaging. One message, which contains quitline information, has been prescribed.