FDA Implements 9 Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

Law360, New York (June 21, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unveiled nine new graphic health warnings that will soon be required to appear on every cigarette package and advertisement, as part of the government’s efforts to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use.

The warnings — which include images of a man blowing smoke out of a tracheotomy hole, diseased lungs next to a pair of healthy lungs, and a deceased man presumably killed by a tobacco-related disease — represent the most significant changes to cigarette labels in more...
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