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Smoking kills: FDA proposes new labels for cigarettes

Coming soon to cigarettes near you?
Coming soon to cigarettes near you?
Food and Drug Administration

New graphic warnings may soon wrap cigarettes sold in the U.S. The FDA and Department of Health and Human services unveiled 36 designs yesterday for public comment. Will the labels, with images that include cancer patients and disapproving children, deter smokers? Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UC San Francisco Stan Gantz weighs in.