The federal government in the United States launched a new regulation concerningpictorial health warnings are more daring and frightening on cigarette packs andadvertisements. 9th pictorial warnings on cigarette packs has been launched.
“With this warning, any person who takes a pack of cigarettes will know exactly what risks you can take,” Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Community Services,as reported by CNN.
Sebelius says smoking and other tobacco use is the number one cause of death can beprevented in the United States. He claimed cigarettes have caused the death of morethan 440,000 people per year.
1. Cigarettes are addictive (Cigarettes are addictive)
This warning contains a picture of a baby being carried by her mother who is full of cigarette smoke around him.
This warning includes drawing comparisons healthy lungs and lungs damaged bysmoking.
This warning contains pictures of damaged teeth and lips for oral cancer.
This warning contains pictures men who wear the tools of oxygen to save his life from a heart attack.
This warning contains pictures of newborns who put in an incubator because of his condition critical.
This warning contains pictures men who have turned a blind eye with a chest full ofsewing operations.
This warning contains pictures of women crying hysterically because they have to bear the pain of lung due to smoke from active smokers inhale.
This warning contains pictures bald-headed man who looks fit for smoking cessation.
In addition, warnings must cover at least 20 percent of cigarette advertising. Smalladvertisements of less than 12 inches (30 cm) does not require coverage of 20 percent,but still must have a warning.
Each memorial will also have a phone number 1-800-QUIT-NOW so smokers can callfor assistance if they want to quit smoking.
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