Pictures to Warn the World About Smoking
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Pictures to Warn the World About Smoking

Waterloo : IA : USA | Jun 24, 2011 at 9:17 AM PDT
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American Health officials released nine graphic warning labelsfor cigarette packs this week. The initiation puts the United States in the company of nearly 40 other countries that have already adopted illustrative warnings on cigarettes.

The picture has different pictorial warning including photos of face cancer in Thailand to skulls on cigarette packs in Romania.

The pictures are compiled by University of Waterloo’s Tobacco Labelling Resource Centre.

I have shared the pictures , have a look and those who smoke cigarettes, try your best to stop from today.

Read more: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/pictures-to-warn-the-world-about-smoking/

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By July 2012, cigarettes in Australia must be sold in plain, dark olive brown packages and all brand names must use the same font type and size. Warnings will cover 75 percent of the pack.
Surya Gaire is based in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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  • By July 2012, cigarettes in Australia must be sold in plain, dark olive brown packages and all brand names must use the same font type and size. Warnings will cover 75 percent of the pack.

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  • Image of babies sickened as a result of smoking are often used in graphic warnings, like this one from Uruguay.

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  • Mouth cancer, like this image from cigarette packs in Pakistan, is also a common theme in pictorial health warnings.

    Mouth cancer

  • Several countries that require graphic images on cigarette packages show diseased gums and teeth, like those shown in this warning from Thailand.

    diseased gums and teeth

  • Cigarettes in Thailand carry particularly graphic images showing the damage smoking can cause.

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  • In May 2011, Bolivia required all tobacco products carry pictorial health warnings, like this image showing the aging effects of smoking.

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