Resources: Warning Labels

Fact Sheets

Essential Components of Effective Labels
Evidence on Pictorial Warnings
Warning Labels: Countering Industry Arguments
Countries with Pictorial Health Warning Labels, by Size
Warning Labels: Larger Is More Effective
Pictorial Warning Labels by Country and Jurisdiction

Visit the Warning Labels page to access a complete set of fact sheets featuring pictorial warning labels by country and jurisdiction.

Reports & Studies

Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report

The Canadian Cancer Society provides an international overview ranking 175 countries/jurisdictions based on warning size, and lists countries/jurisdictions that have finalized requirements for picture-based warnings.

Key Websites

International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project
World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2009
Health Canada
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada: Picture-Based Warning Labels
Tobacco Labelling Resouce Center