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Well after roughly 25 years of generally in activities cigarette labels are getting a drastic make government to turn heads and maybe some stomachs as well.
-- what did the FDA come up with Tracy burns joins us now Tuesdays with Tracey this is nasty.
Yeah I love that that she could never picked up the bus and packet of cigarettes -- earned highlight gotta sign historic by the way that.
Why you look the way you did if you're a lifetime smoker your eyes of the bug in -- your hand live the only -- very and it -- There is nine new warning label and beyond cigarette -- coming up and basically they're going to be plastered -- me now we have this little box that says smoking -- Ilya and from the 1980s.
-- a -- 2009 that says starting October 2012 these big labels some of the night looking at right now have to be a packet of cigarettes and basically.
Take up like you know a quarter of -- so that you can see it it's in your face.
Some of them are very graphic the one of the baby actually kills me because it's basically seeing -- you passing this on to your unborn child.
The one actually though Chris of the guy who smokes and then it comes -- the -- in his throat that -- -- other big economy you know -- evident is called area austerity forty countries do you do this already believe it or not.
You don't smoking it actually hasn't changed -- About 20% 20% a high school kids smoke to these days so the question is will all these graphic labels are smokers.
Now we're just talk about you guys seem to think so I'm not entirely sure I mean everybody knows this stuff just in yet they keep doing you know -- bigger concern is the FDA spending all of this money to demanding these packages but you've got -- -- of the E.
Coli outbreak to.
Food safety and whereas -- yet commanding.
A higher quality of food selling their.
I'm -- kind of -- right back.
Now what we -- crazy isn't it are we spending money properly mean would you raise taxes on -- and we have the lowest tobacco tax in the world right now maybe we should raise cigarette tax.
And that of the terror.
Let's see what's what's -- all of Altria and -- -- -- some of these other stocks that because that's that the deal had a investors react to something like this they think that it's really gonna be hit and you could see some room.
Are down the Elvis on an update I -- that's probably significant that Altria and Philip Morris and Reynolds and -- -- Allard.
The four big ones are down.
Starlight -- -- you know that the federal fiscal budget actually have an additional 25.
Million dollars in it to support to quit lines out there because -- quit line number also is going to be big bold.
Numbers on the packet as well has already about a 114 million to these quit line so I'm -- now will it help UE one.
I hope it does does the socialized health -- I'll spend a little bit of money get people to quit rather than -- -- all the health care bills later on down the road you know.
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