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1) WARNING - SMOKING IS A HEALTH HAZARD. (there is a later version including tar and nicotine contents)
2) Health Authority Warning
-SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE.
-SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER.
-SMOKING DAMAGES YOUR LUNGS.
-SMOKING REDUCES YOUR FITNESS.
3) All warnings have the following legend at the side of the pack: The smoke from each cigarette contains, on average: x milligrams or less of tar - condensed smoke containing many chemicals, including some that cause cancer; x.x milligrams or less of nicotine - a poisonous and addictive drug; x milligrams or less of carbon monoxide - a deadly gas which reduces the ability of blood to carry oxygen.
-SMOKING IS ADDICTIVE (front)
Nicotine, a drug in tobacca, makes smokers feel they need to smoke. The more you smoke, the more your body will depend on getting nicotine and you may find yourself hooked. It may be difficult to give up smoking once you are hooked on nicotine. For more information, call 13 2130. (back)
-SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE (front).
Tobacco smoking is a major cause of heart disease. It can cause blockages in the body's arteries. These blockages can lead to chest pains and heart attacks. Heart attack is the most common cause of death in Australia. Smokers run a far greater risk of having a heart attack than people who don't smoke. For more information, call 13 2130. (back)
-SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER (front)
Tobacco smoke contains many cancer-causing chemicals including tar. When you breathe the smoke in these chemicals can damege the lungs, and can cause cancer. Lung cancer is the most common cancer caused by smoking. Lung cancer can grow and spread before it is noticed. It can kill rapidly. For more information, call 13 2130.(back)
-SMOKING KILLS (front)
In Australia, tobacco smoking causes more illness and early death than using any other drug. Tobacco smoking causes more than four times the number of deaths caused by car accidents. For more information, call 13 2130. (back)
-SMOKING WHEN PREGNANT HARMS YOUR BABY (front)
Poisons in tabacco smoke reach your baby through the bloodstream. If you smoke when you are pregnant....(back)
-YOUR SMOKING CAN HARM OTHERS (front)
Tobacco smoke causes cancer and poisons people. People who breathe in your tobacco smoke can be seriously harmed. Your smoking can increase the risk of lung cancer and hearth disease. Children who breathe your smoke may suffer asthma attacks and chest ilnesses. For more information, call 13 2130. (back)

4) After March 1, 2006, cigarettes sold in Australia must be packaged with the following health warnings. The warnings must cover 30% of the front and 90% of the back of the cigarette package. Seven warnings are rotated within brands, and after 12 months, a different set of seven warnings is used.

Set #1
 
 
 
 
 
Set #2

From January 1, 2011, all forms of branding logos, colours, and promotional texts will be banned from cigarette pack designs. The requirement is for plain packs showing only brand name and health warning messages.
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Fiji 1) Warning By The Medical Department Fiji Smoking Can Damage Your Health.
2) FIJI GOVERMENT HEALTH WARNING. A I VAKARO MAI NA TABACAKACAKA NI BULA
-SMOKING CAUSES CANCER. NA VAKATAVAKO E VAKAVUNA NA KENISA.
-SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE. NA VAKATAVAKO E VAKAVUNA NA MATE NI UTO.
-SMOKING HARMS UNBORN BABIES. NA VAKATAVAKO E VAKACACANA NA BULA NI GONE E KUNEKUNETAKI TIKO.
New Zealand 1) Goverment warning: smoking can endanger health
2) Health Dept. warning: smoking endangers health.
3) -SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER. Health Dept warning
-SMOKING CAUSES FATAL DESEASES. Health Dept warning
-SMOKING CAUSES HEART DESEASE. Health Dept warning
-SMOKING DAMAGES YOUR LUNGS. Health Dept warning
4)
-SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER (Front)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Ministry of Health Warning
SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER (Rear)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Tobacco smoke contains many cancer-causing chemicals including tar. When you Breathe the smoke in, these chemicals can damage the lungs, and can cause cancer. Lung cancer is the most common cancer caused by smoking. Lung cancer can grow and spread before it is noticed. It can kill rapidly. For more information, call 0800 778778
Ministry of Health Warning
(Side: it's the same for all the brands): The smoke from each cigarette contains, on average, - ….. milligrams or less of tar - condensed smoke containing many chemicals, including some that cause cancer; and ….. milligrams or less of nicotine - a poisonous and addictive drug; and ….. milligrams or less of carbon monoxide - a deadly gas that reduces the ability of the blood to carry oxygen.
Ministry of Health Warning
-SMOKING IS ADDICTIVE (Front)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Ministry of Health Warning
SMOKING IS ADDICTIVE (Rear)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Nicotine, a drug in tobacco, makes smokers feel they need to smoke. The more you Smoke, the more your body will depend on getting nicotine and you may find yourself Getting hooked. It may be difficult to give up smoking once you are hooked on nicotine.
For more information, call 0800 778778
Ministry of Health Warning
-SMOKING KILLS (Front)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Ministry of Health Warning
SMOKING KILLS (Rear)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
In New Zealand, tobacco smoking causes more illness and early death that using any other drug. Tobacco smoking causes more than seven times the number of deaths caused by car accidents. For more information, call 0800 778778
Ministry of Health Warning
-SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE (Front)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Ministry of Health Warning
SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE (Rear)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Tobacco smoking is a major cause of heart disease. It can cause blockages in the body's Arteries. These blockages can lead to chest pain and heart attacks. Heart disease is the Most common cause of death in New Zealand. Smokers run a far greater risk of having a Hearth attack than people who don't smoke. For more information, call 0800 778778
Ministry of Health Warning
-SMOKING WHEN PREGNANT HARMS YOUR BABY (Front)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Ministry of Health Warning
SMOKING WHEN PREGNANT HARMS YOUR BABY (Rear)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Poisons in tobacco smoke reach your baby through the bloodstream. If you smoke when You are pregnant, you greatly increase the chance of having a baby of low birthweight. Smoking may lead to serious complications which could harm your baby. For more Information call 0800 778778
Ministry of Health Warning
-YOUR SMOKING CAN HARM OTHERS (Front)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Ministry of Health Warning
YOUR SMOKING CAN HARM OTHERS (Rear)
Ka mate koe i te kai hikareti
Tobacco smoke causes cancer and poisons people. People who breathe in your tobacco Smoke can be seriously harmed. Your smoking can increase their risk of lung cancer and Heart disease. Children who breathe your smoke may suffer asthma attacks and chest Illnesses. For more information, call 0800 778778
Ministry of Health Warning

5) In November 2006, the New Zealand government announced that by February 27, 2008 all cigarettes sold in that country must have one of 14 warnings covering 90 of the back of the package and 30 of the front. The warnings must appear in both English and Maori languages. Graphic health warnings are also required on cigars.
Cigarette packets will also display the Quitline freephone number and other information about quitting smoking. The government also revised its toxic constituent labelling for the side panel of cigarette packages.

Image on front Image on back
Image of the Smoking causes blindness cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Smoking causes blindness cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Smoking causes gangrene cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Smoking causes gangrene cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Smoking causes mouth cancer cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Smoking causes mouth cancer cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the You are not the only one cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the You are not the only one cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Lung Cancer cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Lung Cancer cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Poison cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Poison cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Heart Attack cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Heart Attack cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Impotent cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Impotent cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Addictive cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Addictive cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Bad Breath cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Bad Breath cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Harmful to Kids cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Harmful to Kids cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Lung Disease cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Lung Disease cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Stroke cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Stroke cigarette packet design - back.
Image of the Blocked Arteries cigarette packet design - front.
Image of the Blocked Arteries cigarette packet design - back.

 

Papua New Guinea GOVERMENT WARNING SMOKING IS DANGEROUS TO HEALTH
Western Samoa Health Dept. warning: smoking endangers health