New US warnings: Proposed images

Nov 10, 2010

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) in the United States requires the FDA to finalize picture health warnings by June 2011. The new health warnings will consists of nine full color health warnings that cover the top half of the “front” and “back” of cigarette packages.

The FDA has released a series of images for each of the nine health warnings and is seeking public comment through January 9 2011. Visit to view the proposed images.


Source: US Food and Drug Administration (November 2010)