Look At The Terrifying Warning Labels The FDA Wants To Put On Cigarettes

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Today the Food and Drug Administration proposed the Required Warnings for Cigarette Packages and Advertisements rule. These new coloured labels, which would take up at least the top 50% of the cigarette box, will be required on all cigarette boxes by June 22, 2011.

These same labels would cover at least 20% of every cigarette advertisement, which could really get in the way of those southwestern landscapes.

WARNING: Cigarettes are addictive.

WARNING: Tobacco smoke can harm your children.

WARNING: Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease.

WARNING: Cigarettes cause cancer.

WARNING: Cigarettes cause strokes and heart disease.

WARNING: Smoking during pregnancy can harm your baby.

WARNING: Smoking can kill you.

WARNING: Tobacco smoke causes fatal lung disease in nonsmokers.

WARNING: Quitting smoking now greatly reduces serious risks to your health.

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