Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
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Framework Convention on Tobacco ControlA legally binding convention signed by 174 countries which calls for tobacco warnings that are:
• Large, clear, visible and legible;
• Should be no less than 30% of the principal display area; and
• May be in the form of pictures or pictograms.
FDA-Mandated warnings for cigarette packages
WARNING: Cigarettes are addictive.
WARNING: Tobacco smoke can harm your children.
WARNING: Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease.
WARNING: Cigarettes cause cancer.
WARNING: Cigarettes cause strokes and heart disease.
WARNING: Smoking during pregnancy can harm your baby.
WARNING: Smoking can kill you.
WARNING: Tobacco smoke causes fatal lung disease in non-smokers.
WARNING: Quitting smoking now greatly reduces serious risks to your health.