Graphic Cigarette Warnings 'work'

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Images of patients on ventilators on cigarette packets help smokers heed the health warnings about smoking better than written warnings, says US research.

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    05/16/2016 - 7:58 pm | View Link
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    05/14/2016 - 11:44 pm | View Link
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    Brazil was the second country in the world and the first country in Latin America to adopt mandatory warning images in cigarette packages. Warnings and graphic images ...
    05/22/2016 - 8:32 am | View Website
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    05/19/2016 - 12:07 am | View Website
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