Topic: disease

Gallery: Cigarette Warning Labels The FDA Rejected

Gallery: Cigarette Warning Labels The FDA Rejected

As you may already know, the FDA has instituted a plan to put one of nine large, graphic warning labels on every pack of cigarettes sold in the U.S. This is meant to prevent both kids and adults from starting to smoke, as well as encouraging current smokers to quit (and/or just really bum them out) by reminding them of their impending doom. The images they chose are pretty grim, but the rejected ones make them look downright wholesome by comparison. A lot of them seem to be directed specifically towards women; does the FDA think women will be more receptive to its message than men? Let’s take a look. More »