The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

World’s largest health warnings

Cigarette package in Thailand with graphic health warningThe list of countries where tobacco packages have the world's largest graphic health warnings has changed, reports the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). See the list below.

In addition, effective 20 May 2016, all 28 European Union countries will have to require picture warnings covering 65 percent of the package front and back.

For a more comprehensive ranking of 198 countries/territories as of Sept. 2014, see the list here.

  •  90% Nepal (90% front, 90% back)
  • 85% India (85%, 85%) (effective April 1, 2016)
  • 85% Thailand (85%, 85%)
  • 82.5% Australia (75% of front, 90% of back)
  • 80% Sri Lanka (80%, 80%)
  • 80% Uruguay (80%, 80%)
  • 75% Brunei (75%, 75%)
  • 75% Canada (75%, 75%)
  • 70% Chad (70%, 70%)
  • 65% Togo (65%, 65%)
  • 65% Turkey (65%, 65%, including border)
  • 65% Turkmenistan (65%, 65%)
  • 65% Mauritius (60%, 70%)
  • 65% Brazil (30%, 100%)
  • 65% Mexico (30%, 100%)
  • 65% Venezuela (30%, 100%)

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