Last updated: August 18, 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:

There are 20 warnings in total, appearing in three languages - Creole (4), English (8), and French (8). Four of the warnings appear in each of the three languages (totaling 12 warnings):

1. Tobacco smoke harms the health of children. (Image: baby next to a lit cigarette)
2. Cigarette is a highly addictive drug. (Image: man chained to a lit cigarette)
3. Tobacco causes impotence. (Image: limp cigarette)
4. Smoking causes lung cancer. (Image: health pair of lungs next to a pair of lungs from a smoker)
Note: These warnings are identical to the warnings in the previous round.

There are four additional warnings that appear in both English and French (totaling eight warnings):

5. Smoking causes a slow and painful dealth. (Image: patient connected to a ventilator and other life support measures)
6. Smoking causes heart disease. (Image: open heart surgery)
7. Smoking causes mouth cancer. (Image: mouth cancer)
8. Smoking causes strokes. (Image: individual in a wheelchair)