Letters Warnings on tobacco packets

Is your MP concerned about public health?

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d4883 (Published 02 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4883
  1. Alain Braillon, public health doctor1,
  2. Gerard Dubois, professor of public health2
  1. 180000 Amiens, France
  2. 2Northern Hospital, 80000 Amiens, France
  1. braillon.alain{at}gmail.com

WHO has pledged to urge more countries to adopt large graphic health warnings on tobacco products1 because countries vary greatly in the use of such warnings.2

Canada was the first country to implement health warnings on cigarette packages in 2001,3 long before the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which came into force in 2005. The convention called …

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