Canada To Beef Up Graphic Tobacco Warning Labels

Law360, New York (January 3, 2011, 5:54 PM EST) -- Following the release of plans for graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging in the U.S., Canada is proposing regulations on its tobacco products that would increase the size of the graphic labels currently on cigarettes in the country and add testimonials from people impacted by tobacco use.

Health Canada, the country’s health department, announced the proposed changes on Thursday, saying that the graphic warning labels would increase in size from 50 percent of the front and back of cigarette packs to 75 percent, and that they...
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