FDA Proposes 13 New Warnings To Be Added To Cigarette Packages, Ads

By Beth Wang / August 15, 2019 at 3:44 PM
FDA on Thursday (Aug. 15) published a proposed rule that will require color graphics depicting the negative health consequences of smoking be added to cigarette packages and in cigarette advertisements. A recent lawsuit from public health and anti-smoking advocates called for FDA to issue the proposal, which identifies 13 health warnings that depict the lesser-known risks of smoking using both text and photorealistic images. The proposed warnings are required by law to be displayed on the 50% of the front...

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