New Tobacco Labeling Measures

September 27, 2013 Updated Nov 10, 2010 at 7:52 PM EDT

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September 27, 2013 Updated Nov 10, 2010 at 7:52 PM EDT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announces new warnings that are coming to cigarette packages and tobacco advertisements. They are larger, taking up half the cigarette pack, and 20% of tobacco advertisements, and they are more graphic. The changes that are taking place in 2012 are the first in tobacco labeling in 25 years. Health Link Reporter Joanna Pasceri has the story.