Canada To Issue Larger, More Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Canada's minister of health announced Tuesday that the government planned to plaster larger and more graphic images on cigarette packages, saying it had become too easy for smokers to ignore the images that were currently displayed.

Under the government's health regulations, the proposed images will cover 75 percent of the cigarette box and contain warnings about various types of cancers associated with smoking cigarettes, according to Health Canada. The country currently requires warnings to cover 50 percent of the package, it said.

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