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Health Concerns

Health Labels for Cigarettes and Little Cigars

Under the Tobacco Products Labelling Regulations (Cigarettes and Little Cigars), the following health-related labels are required for all cigarette and little cigar packages sold in Canada.

Important information on the obligations of manufacturers, importers and retailers with regards to the coming into force of the Tobacco Products Labelling Regulations (Cigarettes and Little Cigars) is available.

Health Warning Messages ľ Cigarettes

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Health Warning Messages - Little Cigars

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Health Information Messages - Cigarettes and Little Cigars

Note: Health Canada is the copyright owner of all health label images with the exception of those marked with an asterisk (*). Reproducing any of these images without prior permission is prohibited. You can request permission to use the images owned by Health Canada by submitting this form. For those images whose copyright is not owned by Health Canada, that is those marked with an asterisk (*), please contact pregs@hc-sc.gc.ca to obtain the owner's contact information.

It's never too late...
Morning cough?
Never quit trying to quit.
'I have enough of feeling guilty...'
They only last an average of a few minutes...
Thinking of having a baby?
Quitting... What's in it for you me?
How can the quitline help me?

References and links to more information about these messages

Toxic Emissions Statements - Cigarettes and Little Cigars

Tobacco smoke contains more than 70 chemicals that can cause cancer. Health Canada
Tobacco smoke contains hydrogen cyanide, a poisonous gas. Health Canada
Tobacco smoke contains benzene, a chemical that causes cancer. Health Canada
Tobacco smoke contains fine particles that can damage the respiratory system. Health Canada

References and more information about these statements

View health labels required for other tobacco products.