February 2002, cigarettes sold in Brazil were required to
be sold in packages where 100% of one side was used for a
health warning messages. These first 9 messages are
shown at the bottom of this page.
second set of warning messages was adopted in 2004.
Each package must also carry the phrase :
product contains more than 4,700 toxic substances and
nicotine which causes physical or psychic dependence. No
safe levels exist for the consumption of these
third set of warning messages was revealed on May 31,
companies were banned from printing any values for
nicotine, tar or carbon monoxide, but later regained this
news release (English)