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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    03/6/2018 - 12:02 am | View Link
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    01/5/2018 - 4:01 pm | View Link
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  • Canada | Tobacco Labelling Regulations
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    04/16/2018 - 4:10 pm | View Website
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    04/16/2018 - 7:13 am | View Website
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    04/15/2018 - 6:03 am | View Website
  • Tobacco Labelling Regulations
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    04/13/2018 - 9:57 pm | View Website
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    04/13/2018 - 7:10 am | View Website
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