Graphic Warning Labels to Combat Cigarette Usage
by Lori H. on Oct 1, 2014 | Views: 92 | Score: 0
|Percentage Point Decrease of Tobacco Use in Canada||Percentage Point Decrease of Tobacco Use in US|
Canada and United States
Percentage point decrease in tobacco use since 2000
Sources: rand.org, tobaccocontrol.bmj.com
Graphic warning labels (GWL) are striking visual images of the potential physical deterioration and disease manifestations associated with using tobacco products. Results of a Canadian study, which estimates between a 12.1% and 19.6% decrease of overall use of smoked tobacco products (between the years 2000 and 2012), suggest that the FDA adopt GWLs to combat tobacco use.