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Graphic Health Warning for Smoking in Canada

Graphic Health Warning for Smoking in Canada

The 8 pictures shown above are photocopies of the cigarette package bought in the province of Quebec, Canada,
in October 2007.

Tobacco product packaging displays health information messages on diseases caused by tobacco use or
tips on quitting smoking, which is printed on the inside slider or leaflet. The regulation that allowed for
these images became law in June 2000, making Canada the first country in the world to implement
such strong labelling and reporting measures.

撮影した。カナダ政府(Health Canada)はタバコの箱の表示について画像を使用した警告表示、



The United Nations health agency called on governments to require that all tobacco packages include pictures
to warn consumers of the ill effects of tobacco use, which kills more than five million people every year. Studies
reveal that even among people who believe tobacco is harmful, few understand its specific health risks. Health
warnings on tobacco packages are a simple, cheap and effective strategy that can vastly reduce tobacco use and
save lives. Studies on the country of Brazil, Canada, Singapore and Thailand, in which the use of warnings employing
both pictures and text was carried out, reveal remarkably consistent findings on their positive impact.
Source: 2009.5.29 WHO



引用 2009.5.30 ジュネーブ 共同通信

Tobacco Product Labelling 2011

Graphic tobacco product labelling requirements were first adopted in 2000 to increase awareness of the health
and health effects associated with tobacco use. It establishes the current requirements for the health-related
information that must be displayed on tobacco products sold in Canada. It includes health warning messages,
health information messages and information about their toxic emissions or constituents. Research has shown
that while these messages were effective in raising awareness of the health influence associated with tobacco
use, they have reached their maximum potential. The proposed regulations would require the display of 16 new
health warning messages, 8 health information messages, and 4 toxic emissions statements on cigarette and
little cigar packages.

The labels combine strong images with messages that are noticeable, informative and credible. In September 2011,
the Tobacco Products Labelling Regulations (Cigarettes and Little Cigars) came into force with strengthened
labelling requirements for cigarettes and little cigar packages. Key features of the proposed regulations include:

  • graphic health warnings that cover 75% of the front and back of packages and include
  • a pan-Canadian quitline number and web address;
  • health information messages enhanced with colour; and
  • easy to understand toxic emissions statements.
Source: Health Canada

Tobacco packaging warning messages are warning messages that appear on the packaging of cigarettes
and other tobacco products concerning the health effects of those products. They have been implemented
in an effort to enhance the public's awareness of the harmful effects of smoking.

Tobacco Sales and Health Warning
Canada   Britain  Australia Thailand  Denmark  Iceland   Finland   Brazil

Cigarette Prices and Tobacco Tax
International comparison of cigarette prices and taxes

2006年10月執筆 2007年9月加筆 2009年5月加筆  2011年10月加筆
禁煙席ネット主宰  医学博士  宮本順伯

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This article was written and revised in October 2006 and October 2011, respectively,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D.

Canada smoking ban
Smoking ban in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada

Special Note
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