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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    He noted that graphic warnings on cigarette packs are effective ways to spread the information about the effects of smoking. (Chito Chavez)
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  • Graphic Cigarette Warnings
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    04/17/2012 - 11:46 am | View Link
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  • Overview: Cigarette Health Warnings
    The FDA announces the nine graphic health warnings required to appear on every pack of cigarettes sold in the United States and in every cigarette advertisement. This ...
    05/14/2013 - 7:58 pm | View Website
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