Skip to comments.FDA issues graphic cigarette labels
Posted on 06/21/2011 7:47:38 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.
Among the images to appear on cigarette packs are rotting and diseased teeth and gums and a man with a tracheotomy smoking.
Also included among the labels are: the corpse of a smoker, diseased lungs, and a mother holding her baby with smoke swirling around them. They include phrases like "Smoking can kill you" and "Cigarettes cause cancer" and feature graphic images to convey the dangers of tobacco, which is responsible for about 443,000 deaths in the U.S. a year.
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And you can't use a pic of an aborted baby but these images have Mommy's approval.
Those would save far more lives.
I can’t wait to see what pictures they put on condom packages.
The Nanny State in high gear.....
I cant wait to see what pictures they put on condom packages.
You can bet it won’t be two gays....
There are pics at the link. Since it liberal control the images are pure emotionalism.
The Regulation Czar has been regulatin’ I see...
Well Gee Wally, mom is going to angry when finds out you put all sorts of disgusting pictures on her smokes.....
What’s next “pictures of clogged arteries” on the gallon of whole milk? People with extreme obesity on my package of hot dogs?
This all reeks of “New Thought” mental behavior modification. They are all treating us like Pavlov’s dogs instead of adults.
The regulatory arms of the federal government have Waaay too much power, what we need to do is split each regulatory agency 50 ways and let each state decide what to do.
I’ll never see them. I buy tobacco by the pound and roll my own (and no I don’t use those chemical laced tubes either).
Maybe on water bottles they will put pictures of a drowned kid on them, because all it takes is a tsp. of water to drown someone....
How about pictures of cirrhotic livers on cases of beer?
Maybe pictures of gruesome wrecks on SUV sale stickers?
Where does it stop? They do this crap with cigarettes in the UK too. I’m not a cigarette smoker, but even I think this is too much.
That would be a really good idea.
Looks like a great place for a Stephen King movie.....
.... or on medical marijuana ....
Packard plant ?
At least cigarette smokers should get to see the Osama Bin Laden pictures, since we now have a government mandate to view graphic images.
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