Skip to comments.Cigarettes will carry grisly new warning labels
Posted on 06/22/2011 1:35:39 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Rotting teeth and gums. Diseased lungs. A sewn-up corpse of a smoker. Cigarette smoke coming out of the tracheotomy hole in a man's neck. Cigarette packs in the U.S. will have to carry these macabre images in nine new warning labels that are part of a campaign by the Food and Drug Administration to use fear and disgust to discourage Americans from lighting up.
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Liberals disgust me.
Mrs. Prince of Space
we should demand they do the same for union cards. photos of the people butchered under socialism / communism.
Perhaps at least as much credit - or blame for cause - for cancer, should be another carrier, introduced to the American public - with thanks to our Government and so not necessarily, by a Camel cigarette. SV40, (google - if not familiar) embedded in the Salk polio vaccine, delivered to a young America; and now reaping the consequences in a maturing boomer generation.
Cigarettes certainly do not help; but we have a guilty Government that really does, protest 'too much' in light of this vaccine history. (It's the cigarettes; 'second, third' and fourth hand. It is EVERYthing we have so ignorantly, invited into our life; all from which the Gov must save us from; while testing it's own WILL and control upon our population; per it's own agenda. . .) All the 'Corporate' and 'personal responsibility per cause/effect; but no mention of Gov's own fingerprints per our cancer statistics.
The CDC promised this epidemic; and we have it. SV 40 (Simian Virus 40) thus far, has escaped 'major' notice; much less, has Government found it necessary to give this virus credit; or itself, for that matter; for it's silent introduction to a vulnerable population.
Maybe they should do the same for bicycle and motorcycle helmets to show what might happen if riders don’t wear them.
Thank you for saving me from myself (cough)!
So what’s next? Mangled accident victims painted on new cars?
Apparently dissatisfied with the extent of the governemnt’s in loco nanniensis, FDA officials have now proposed that an FDA employee be stationed at every place at which cigarettes are sold, hit prospective buyers over the head with a blackjack, and then spirit away the culprit to the gulag.
Meanwhile, cigarette taxes continue to fund many of the government’s pet giveaways.
Officials were unavailable for comment, being too busy sucking down the cocaine to think - or even care.
Thank goodness we have the government to make all our decisions for us.
Until the gov’t bans the broadcast of Styx’ “Light Up Everybody”, all will be in vain. ;’) Thanks Berlin_Freeper.
“So whats next? Mangled accident victims painted on new cars?”....
Pictures of obese people on cartons of ice cream, McDonald’s wrappers, Oreo packages.....
How about the autopsy photos of dead fat kids on your Happy Meal boxes at McDonald's? Or maybe a pic of the charred corpse of that Jackass guy on beer and liquor bottles? Maybe mutilated aborted fetuses on abortion clinic windows?...
Do they really swab the skin with antiseptic before cutting into a dead person?
How about making queers watch a clip of AIDS victims dying before they can engage in their sodomy?
Are you listening Barney?
The caption reads:
Warning, Elections Have Consequences.
There are always unintended consequences when the government gets involved.
(Yes, it is ridiculous, but while we're playing...)
No other product has been so singled out as as "EVIL!"--yet, but just wait.
At some point it will be "child abuse" to let a kid see the package.
I kinda miss that silly camel...
Gristly pics on a cigarette package???
What happens if little Johnny sees on of those pictures?
I guess that will create jobs for the Obama administration in the health care area with millions of councilors to help little Johnny and his parents through the physiological trauma posed by the viewing of the pictures.
In addition, millions of trial lawyers will get more business by lawsuits against the cigarette companies for physiological pain and suffering due to nightmares caused by said pictures.
What a wonderful idea: First warnings did not work, now we have frighting pictures on the packs. The warnings did not work, why would the pictures work?
What a totally stupid idea!
Sooooo....what are they going to do when they finally kill the golden goose for good and all that cigarette tax revenue that states depend upon for so much dries up?
Look at the price of a beer...
But, did you notice that the government wanted everyone to quit smoking, and is now attacking the ones who got fat? We really need to get the perpetually dissatisfied something else to do.
They are so concerned, yet will not dare mention that homosexuality is far more dangerous than smoking. To be honest I don’t care to see the pictures that might be associated with that advertisement.
Yet some want to legalize pot.
Collect all 7!!!!
Can’t wait to see the alcohol warning labels on a bottle of Budweiser or Jose Cuervo 1800...
Being ‘overweight’ is now no 1# cause for health risks, far surpassing smokers.
What an absolutely stupid and useless idea.
Though it will create jobs, so maybe not really bad..
New industry/business. Cigarette pack slip covers!!!!!
Nah. Pictures of Michelle Obama. Not only will it act as a warning, but will put you off your appetite. . .
You got that right.
Every time I see a picture of Michelle Obama I get erectile dysfuntion for the next 24 hrs.
I am all for a Free Republic ban on Michelle photo’s.
“So apparently that’s not too gruesome, but a picture of an aborted fetus is.”
Those hypocrites can’t even deal with showing the mother a picture of her soon-to-be-aborted fetus (sonogram), much less an already aborted one. That’s what gets me about this cigarette warning campaign.
“New industry/business. Cigarette pack slip covers!!!!!”
We had a co-worker come over from Europe that had a couple
of slip-covers for his cigarettes, so I guess they are
already available overseas.
It looks like my mini pocket holster for my .380 is the
right size, also. :)
I heard a suggestion this morning on a local Denver station that all shoe boxes should come with a printed picture of the child-laborors from a Chinese sweatshop that made them.
High Heels should come with a picture of Bunions on the box.
It won’t help. Nearly all political advertisements today come with a picture of an untrustworthy asshole; we are forewarned but keep voting for them anyway.
That could get really ugly...(8^D)
That stands to reason: after all, her husband became President because of ELECTILE dysfunction. . . (evil grin)
Nicotine should be a perfectly legal drug like caffeine is.
They should put it in mints or something and then people who smoke to stay away can partake in that instead of having to inhale toxic smoke.
Oh the FDA nixed that idea.....
don’t I know it...