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TRADE PRACTICES (CONSUMER PRODUCT INFORMATION STANDARDS) (TOBACCO) REGULATIONS 2004 2004 NO. 264 - SCHEDULE 2

Requirements for tobacco labelling for Part 4

(Part 4)

Part 2.1 Labelling requirements

Division 2.1.1
Cigarettes

Item 101


Flip top pack


Face


Front


Back


Side


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must cover the total area of 1 side of the pack, other than:

(a) the area that forms part of the flip-top; and
(b) the space required for the `tidy man' symbol


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 102


Soft pack


Face


Front


Back


Side


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover the total area of the back face that is below the seal; and


The information message must cover the total area of 1 side of the pack, other than the space required for the `tidy man' symbol



(b) be positioned immediately below the seal, parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face so that the warning message and the graphic will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face


(b) be positioned immediately below the seal, parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face so that the warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face



Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 103


Vertical carton


Face


Front


Back


Side


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face; and
(c) be oriented in the same direction as the largest brand name on the front face; and
(d) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face; and
(c) be oriented in the same direction as the largest brand name on the back face; and
(d) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must cover 25% of the total area of 1 side of the carton


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 104


Horizontal carton


Face


Front


Back


Side


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face; and
(c) be positioned as close as possible to the left hand edge of the front face; and
(d) be oriented in the same direction as the largest brand name on the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face; and
(c) be oriented in the same direction as:
(i) the largest brand name on the back face (if any); or
(ii) if subparagraph (i) does not apply — the warning message on the front face of the carton; and
(d) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must cover 25% of the total area of 1 side of the carton


Layout


Front layout 2 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 2 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 105


Rectangular or square shaped pack (other than a carton)


Face


Front


Back


Side


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face so that the warning message and the graphic will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face, so that the warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must cover the total area of 1 side of the pack, other than:

(a) any area that forms part of the lid; and
(b) the space required for the `tidy man' symbol


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 106


Hexagonal or octagonal prism-shaped packs other than flip top packs


Face


Front (the rectangular face of the pack on which the largest brand name appears)


Back (the face opposite to the front face)


Side (one of the rectangular or square faces of the pack, except the front and back faces)


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face so that the warning message and the graphic will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face so that the warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must cover the total area of 1 side of the pack


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 107


Cylindrical shaped pack


Face


Front (the curved surface of the cylinder that extends one-twelfth of the circumference of the package each side of the vertical centre line of the largest brand name appearing on that surface)


Back (the surface of the cylinder that is opposite to the front face)


Outer surface of base of pack


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face so that the warning message and the graphic will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face so that the warning message, graphic and explanatory message will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened


The information message must cover 25% of the total area of the outer surface of the base of the pack


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 108


Pack of a shape or size not mentioned in items 101 to 107


Face


Front (face of the pack on which the largest brand name appears)


Back (face opposite to the front face)


Side


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face so that the warning message and the graphic will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 90% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face, so that the warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the pack is opened; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must cover the total area of 1 side of the pack, other than the space required for the `tidy man' symbol


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Division 2.1.2
Loose or pipe tobacco

Item 109


Pouch


Face


Front (the largest face of the pouch that is not overlapped by the flap of the pouch)


Back (the face, comprising the flap, opposite to the front face)


Inside flap


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


For a front face with portrait orientation, the warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the front face

For a front face with landscape orientation, the warning message and the corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top and left hand sides of the front face; and
(c) be oriented in the same direction as the largest brand name on the front face


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 50% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face; and
(c) extend as close as possible to the side edges of the back face


The information message must be printed within a rectangle measuring at least 80 mm by 25 mm that is positioned:

(a) in the centre of the inside of the pouch, under the flap, and as close as possible to the top edge of the sealed inner pouch; or
(b) in the centre of the inside surface of the flap that folds over the back face


Layout


For a front face with portrait orientation — front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2
For a front face with landscape orientation — front layout 2 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 3 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 110


Cylindrical shaped package with a height of at least 41 mm


Face


Front (the curved surface of the cylinder that extends one-twelfth of the circumference of the package each side of the vertical centre line of the largest brand name appearing on that surface)


Back (the surface of the cylinder that is opposite to the front face)


Outer surface of the base of the package


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic


Warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message with Quitline logo and number


Information message


Specifications


The warning message and corresponding graphic must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the front face so that the warning message and the graphic will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the package is opened


The warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message must:

(a) cover at least 50% of the total area of the back face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to, and as close as possible to, the top edge of the back face so that the warning message, graphic and explanatory message will not be obscured, severed or obliterated when the package is opened


The information message must cover at least 25% of the total area of the outer surface of the base of the package


Layout


Front layout 1 — see Division 2.3.2


Back layout 1 — see Division 2.3.3


 —


Item 111


Cylindrical shaped package or tin with a height of less than 41 mm


Face


Front (the outer surface of the lid of the package or tin)


Back (the outer surface of the base of the package or tin)


Content


Warning message


Corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to the largest brand name on the front face


The corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 50% of the total area of the back face


Item 112


Rectangular or square tin or package


Face


Front (the outer surface of the lid of the tin or the front of the package)


Back (the outer surface of the base of the tin or the back of the package)


Content


Warning message


Corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to the largest brand name on the front face


The corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 50% of the total area of the back face


Item 113


Pack of a shape or size not mentioned in items 109 to 112


Face


Front (the face of the package on which the largest brand name appears)


Back (the face opposite the front face)


Side


Content


Warning message


Corresponding explanatory message


Information message


Specifications


The warning message must:

(a) cover at least 30% of the total area of the front face; and
(b) be positioned parallel to the largest brand name on the front face


The corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 50% of the total area of the back face


The information message must cover at least 25% of the total area of 1 side of the pack


Division 2.1.3
Cigars

Item 114


Package with hinged lid


Face


Front (outer surface of lid)


Back (outer surface of base)


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 115


Flip top pack


Face


Front


Back


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 116


Soft pack


Face


Front


Back


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 117


Rectangular or square shaped pack or tin the front face of which has a width of at least 61 mm


Face


Front


Back


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 118


Rectangular or square shaped pack or tin the front face of which has a width of less than 61 mm


Face


Front


Back


Content


Corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message


Specifications


The graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 119


Cylindrical packs


Face


Front (the curved surface of the cylinder that extends one-twelfth of the circumference of the cylinder each side of the vertical centre line of the largest brand name appearing on that surface)


Back (the surface opposite to the front face)


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 120


Hexagonal or octagonal prism shaped pack


Face


Front (the rectangular face of the package on which the largest brand name appears)


Back (the face opposite to the front face)


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Item 121


Pack of a shape or size not mentioned in items 114 to 120


Face


Front (the face of the package on which the largest brand name appears)


Back (the face opposite to the front face)


Content


Warning message and corresponding graphic with Quitline logo and number


Warning message and corresponding explanatory message


Specifications


The warning message and the corresponding graphic must cover at least 25% of the total area of the front face


The warning message and corresponding explanatory message must cover at least 33% of the total area of the back face


Part 2.2 Warning messages, explanatory messages and graphics

Division 2.2.1
Cigarettes and loose or pipe tobacco — relevant retail packages

Item


Warning message


Explanatory message


Graphic


201


SMOKING CAUSES PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE
Health Authority Warning


Smoking damages your blood vessels, which can prevent blood circulation, particularly to your legs or feet. This can result in blood clots, infection, gangrene, even amputation.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



202


SMOKING CAUSES EMPHYSEMA
Health Authority Warning


Emphysema is a disease where the airsacs in the lungs are gradually destroyed, making it hard to breathe. Sufferers describe it as a living, breathing hell. Nearly all emphysema is caused by tobacco smoking.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



203


SMOKING CAUSES MOUTH AND THROAT CANCER
Health Authority Warning


Smoking is the major cause of cancers affecting the mouth and throat. These cancers can result in extensive surgery, problems in eating and swallowing, speech problems and permanent disfigurement.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



204


SMOKING CLOGS YOUR ARTERIES
Health Authority Warning


Smoking narrows your arteries causing them to become clogged and can lead to heart attack, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, gangrene of the feet and impotence.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



205


DON'T LET CHILDREN BREATHE YOUR SMOKE
Health Authority Warning


Children exposed to passive smoking experience more serious illnesses such as pneumonia, middle ear infections and asthma attacks. Babies exposed to passive smoking are at greater risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



206


SMOKING - A LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH
Health Authority Warning


Smoking causes more deaths than murder, illegal drugs, motor vehicle accidents and alcohol combined. Smokers not only live shorter lives, they also live more years with disabling health problems.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au
* Source: AIHW Quantification of drug caused mortality and morbidity in Australia, 1998 and ABS Causes of Death, 1998.



207


QUITTING WILL IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH
Health Authority Warning


Quitting smoking at any age benefits your health and fitness. Quitting reduces your risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart attack and stroke. In the case of heart attack, the risk is halved one year after quitting.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



208


SMOKING HARMS UNBORN BABIES
Health Authority Warning


Smoking during pregnancy reduces the flow of blood in the placenta and limits the oxygen and nutrients that reach the growing baby. This increases the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth, complications during birth or the baby having a smaller brain and body.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



209


SMOKING CAUSES BLINDNESS
Health Authority Warning


Smoking causes irreversible damage to the back of the eye. This is known as macular degeneration. Central vision is lost, blindness may follow.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



210


SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER
Health Authority Warning


9 out of 10 lung cancers are caused by smoking. Every cigarette you smoke increases your risk of lung cancer. Most people who get lung cancer, die from it.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



211


SMOKING CAUSES HEART DISEASE
Health Authority Warning


Smoking narrows the arteries to your heart causing them to become blocked. This can cause heart attacks and death. Smoking can double your risk of dying from a heart attack.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



212


SMOKING DOUBLES YOUR RISK OF STROKE
Health Authority Warning


Smoking narrows the arteries to your brain causing them to become blocked. This causes a stroke that can result in permanent paralysis, inability to speak, disability or death.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



213


SMOKING IS ADDICTIVE
Health Authority Warning


When you smoke you inhale the drug nicotine. In a short time you can find it difficult to control how much you smoke or to quit smoking. Many people don't realise they are dependent on tobacco until they try to quit. Even lifelong smokers CAN and do quit.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au
Image Source: Health Canada website and Media Photo Gallery.



214


TOBACCO SMOKE IS TOXIC
Health Authority Warning


Tobacco smoke is a complex mixture of toxic chemicals such as nitrosamines and benzopyrenes which contribute directly to the formation of cancer in smokers, and carbon monoxide which reduces the ability of blood to carry oxygen. These harmful substances can reach your brain, heart and other organs within 10 seconds of the first puff.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



Division 2.2.2
Loose or pipe tobacco in retail packages mentioned in items 111, 112 or 113

Item


Warning message


Explanatory message


215


SMOKING DOUBLES YOUR RISK OF STROKE


Smoking narrows the arteries to your brain causing them to become blocked. This causes a stroke that can result in permanent paralysis, inability to speak, disability or death.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au


216


SMOKING CAUSES PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE


Smoking damages your blood vessels, which can prevent blood circulation, particularly to your legs and feet. This can result in blood clots, infection, gangrene, even amputation.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au


217


SMOKING CAUSES BLINDNESS


Smoking causes irreversible damage to the back of the eye. This is known as macular degeneration. Central vision is lost, blindness may follow.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au


218


SMOKING CAUSES MOUTH AND THROAT CANCER


Smoking is the major cause of cancers affecting the mouth and throat. These cancers can result in extensive surgery, problems in eating and swallowing, speech problems and permanent disfigurement.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au


219


DON'T LET CHILDREN BREATHE YOUR SMOKE


Children exposed to passive smoking experience more serious illnesses such as pneumonia, middle ear infections and asthma attacks. Babies exposed to passive smoking are at a greater risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au


Division 2.2.3
Cigars

Item


Warning message


Explanatory message


Graphic


220


CIGARS ARE NOT A SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO CIGARETTES
Health Authority Warning


Cigar smoking, particularly if you inhale, increases your risk of mouth and throat cancer, heart disease and lung cancer.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



221


CIGAR SMOKING CAUSES MOUTH AND THROAT CANCER
Health Authority Warning


Cigar smoking increases your risk of developing cancer of the lip, mouth, throat and voicebox.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



222


CIGAR SMOKING CAUSES LUNG CANCER
Health Authority Warning


Cigar smoking increases your risk of lung cancer, even if you do not inhale. Your lung cancer risk increases greatly if you inhale the smoke.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



223


DON'T LET CHILDREN BREATHE YOUR SMOKE
Health Authority Warning


Children exposed to passive smoking experience more serious illnesses such as pneumonia, middle ear infections and asthma attacks. Babies exposed to passive smoking are at greater risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



224


CIGAR SMOKE IS TOXIC
Health Authority Warning


Cigar smoke contains high concentrations of toxins and irritants. Taking in this toxic mix can damage the body's cells, resulting in many diseases including cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease.
You CAN quit smoking. Call Quitline 131 848, talk to your doctor or pharmacist, or visit www.quitnow.info.au



Note
The warning messages, explanatory messages and graphics mentioned in this Part will be supplied to manufacturers and importers by the Department of Health and Ageing.

Part 2.3 Layouts for retail packages of cigarettes and loose or pipe tobacco

Division 2.3.1
Definitions

For Part 2.1, a reference in that Part to layout is a reference to the layout of a package described in this Part.

Division 2.3.2
Layouts — front of pack
Front layout 1


Graphic



Warning message




Front layout 2


Graphic



Warning message





Division 2.3.3
Layouts — back of pack
Back layout 1

Warning message


Graphic


Explanatory message




Back layout 2

Graphic


Warning
message



Explanatory message




Back layout 3

Graphic


Warning
message



Explanatory message



Part 2.4 Examples of layouts for warning message, corresponding graphic and corresponding explanatory message (if required) for retail packages of cigars

Front of pack



Graphic


Warning message






Back of pack




Warning message




Explanatory message






Part 2.5 Information message


Part 2.6 Quitline logo


Part 2.7 Warning messages — bidis

Item


Warning message


601


SMOKING DOUBLES YOUR RISK OF STROKE


602


SMOKING CAUSES PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE


603


SMOKING CAUSES BLINDNESS


604


SMOKING CAUSES MOUTH AND THROAT CANCER


605


DON'T LET CHILDREN BREATHE YOUR SMOKE


Part 2.8 Warning messages — nasal snuff

Item


Warning message


701


THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS CANCER CAUSING AGENTS


702


THIS PRODUCT MAY BE HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH


1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 26 August 2004.



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