Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Sway Smokers, Study Finds – Health News and Views – Health.com

Not surprising. Also confirmed by the opposition by tobacco companies to such images:

“Research on cigarette warnings in the United States and other countries has repeatedly shown that pictures work better than text,” said lead investigator Dr. James Thrasher, an associate professor in the department of health promotion, education and behavior at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. “Our research supports this finding while also showing what tobacco researchers have assumed for a while — that warnings with pictures work particularly well among smokers with low levels of literacy.”

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Sway Smokers, Study Finds – Health News and Views – Health.com.

And a piece comparing Canada’s labelling with that of other countries (Australia has the toughest):

Canada’s Tobacco Warnings Move Up to Fourth in World

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