Last updated: February 11, 2024

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 regulations require the following text warnings (and accompanying images):
1. Smoking causes oral cancer
2. Smoking causes gangrene and amputation
3. Smoking causes emphysema and lung cancer
4. Smoking causes laryngeal cancer
5. Smoking causes eye lesions and blindness
6. Smoking causes periodontitis and halitosis
7. Smoking causes sexual dysfunction
8. Second-hand smoking poisons the whole family

All health warnings contain the following above the image: Smoking Quitting Hotline: 0800636363