Canada: Impact of graphic anti-smoking photos burning out

July 11, 2008

Graphic warnings on Canadian cigarette packages are starting to lose their effectiveness as a recent poll shows that 57% of smokers are unmoved by the graphic warnings

OTTAWA – Graphic health warnings on cigarette packages are failing to move the majority of smokers to quit, a new government survey has found.

Over the last five years, the percentage of smokers who say the warnings are ineffective at getting them to try to kick the habit has increased, according to the newly released Health Canada poll…

Full article: Canwest News Service (July 4, 2008)