PICTURE BASED CIGARETTE WARNINGS

France  

In April 2010, France decided to adopt the warnings approved by the European Union. Cigarettes sold after April 2011 must display one of 14 images. They must cover 30% of the front and 40% of the back of each package.

Regulation

These black and white versions are reproduced from the regulation. Examples from packages marketed appear below
mouth fertility
impotance wrinkles
throat cancer cessation
addiction heartattack
shs-child cessation2
lungcancer pregnancy
premature death stroke
   
Photo:  le Figaro, February 2011  
Photos below courtesy of Rob Cunningham of the Canadian Cancer Society