Tag Archives: Warnings

Graphic health warnings on cigarette packages losing their impact, study shows

Graphic health warnings on cigarette packages, such as those that depict rotting teeth, diseased mouths and throat cancer, are losing their impact as smokers become increasingly desensitized to them, according to the results of an international study. Experts say the findings highlight a need for governments to introduce more “variety” and “novelty” in their messaging… Read More »

Don’t Be Fooled by New Egg Warnings

While the consumption of chicken as a source of protein has become popularized in recent decades, eggs have been unfairly vilified, in part because of misconceptions regarding their cholesterol content. For decades, the American public was told that eggs, as a source of cholesterol and saturated fats, promote heart disease. However, in recent years, studies… Read More »

Health warnings to trump brand names as Turkey adopts new regulation on tobacco products

The packages of tobacco products will no longer bear the logos, symbols or signs belonging to the brands and the surface area of warning signs on the packaging will be increased, according to a new regulation published in the country’s Official Gazette Friday. The new regulation introduced by Turkey’s Agriculture and Forestry Ministry aims to… Read More »