Smokers ‘heed warnings’


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  • Friday, 21 Feb 2003

PETALING JAYA: A study conducted by the Canadian Cancer Society shows that graphic and explicit warnings on cigarette boxes are effective in discouraging smoking. 

The 2001 study entitled Evaluation of New Warnings on Cigarette Packages available on www.cancer.ca found that 90% of smokers noticed the colour and graphic warnings launched in Canada that year.  

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