INDUSTRY WATCH- PACKS ABUSE
This page is meant to show how the tobacco industry uses cigarette packs in Africa to advertise its products. Effective implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC will shift the role of the tobacco pack from being an advertising tool for the tobacco industry to one that promotes public health. There is an urgent need for African countries to introduce pictorial health warnings on packages whose effectiveness have been proved by several studies.

 CIGARETTE PACKS FROM BENIN

 

CIGARETTE BRAND: ROTHMANS

FRONT RIGHT SIDE BACK LEFT SIDE
FRONT RIGHT SIDE BACK LEFT SIDE

 


CIGARETTE BRAND: ORIS DOUBLE APPLE

FRONT RIGHT SIDE BACK LEFT SIDE
FRONT RIGHT SIDE BACK LEFT SIDE

 

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TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE


The promotional activities of the industry are directly responsible for the spread of tobacco use, especially among young people and women and in developing countries.

Tobacco Industry Interference with Tobacco Control, WHO