The New Canadian Cigarette Warning Labels Pull Out All the Stops

By: Alex G. - Published: Feb 22, 2011 • References: hc-sc.gc & www2nada
What do a toilet filled with bloody urine and a cancerous, spotted tongue have in common? Both were photographed to appear among 16 new Canadian cigarette warning labels. These larger, more graphic warnings will cover 75 % of each cigarette package, up from the previous 50%, and bear a much more grotesque aesthetic.

The Canadian government unveiled details related to its new anti-smoking campaign last Friday, making Canada the only country to regulate the inside and outside of packs. Check out the new Canadian cigarette warning labels for yourself in the gallery -- just make sure you have a strong stomach. Stats for Traumatizing Tobacco Packs Trending: Older & Buzzing
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