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U.S. Will Push to Have Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes
Date:3/1/2012

re shows a mouth with smoked-stained teeth and an open sore on the lower lip. "Cigarettes cause cancer," the caption reads.

The labels are a part of the requirements of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, signed into law in 2009 by President Barack Obama. For the first time, the law gave the FDA significant control over tobacco products.

Smoking is the leading cause of early and preventable death in the United States, resulting in some 443,000 fatalities each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and costs almost $200 billion every year in medical costs and lost productivity.

Over the last decade, countries as varied as Canada, Australia, Chile, Brazil, Iran and Singapore, among others, have adopted graphic warnings on tobacco products.

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For more on the warning labels and to see the images, visit this FDA website.

SOURCE: Associated Press; Feb. 29, 2012, statement, Matthew Myers, president, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids; Feb. 29, 2012, statement, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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