Warnings to be printed on individual cigarettes in Canada in a world first

Key Points
  • Tobacco use continues to kill 48,000 Canadians each year.
  • The labelling rule announced in May aims to further crack down on smoking.
  • Canada is the country in the world to launch this initiative
Each cigarette sold in Canada effective Tuesday now comes with an individual health warning that “cigarettes cause impotence” and cancer, and that there is “poison in every puff”.

The labelling rule announced in May aims to further crack down on smoking and is a world first.

Canada’s then-addictions minister, Carolyn Bennett, had said the new warning labels, which will be in English and…


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Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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