29 May 2009

WHO: smoking shock tactics

South Africa is in "desperate" need of a new set of effective health warnings on tobacco packaging, the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) said on Friday.

The warnings could include photographs of blackened lungs, rotten teeth, and foetuses in bottles, the product of tobacco-induced abortions. "It's not about scaring people. It's the reality of what tobacco does to people."


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