Brazil: new round of pictorial warnings adopted

Brazil requires a text message on the front 30% of cigarette packages, and a pictorial warning on 100% of the back of the package.

The country has finalized its fourth round of pictorial warnings, to take effect on 25 May 2018. Previous rounds of warnings appeared on packages in 2002, 2004 and 2009. Brazil was the second country in the world after Canada to require pictorial warnings.

The new warning messages can be seen in ANVISA Resolution No. 195 of 14 December 2017:

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