(410 ILCS 75/2)
(from Ch. 23, par. 2358-32)
All outdoor billboard advertisement for smokeless tobacco
shall bear one of the following statements:
WARNING: THIS PRODUCT MAY CAUSE MOUTH CANCER.
WARNING: THIS PRODUCT MAY CAUSE GUM DISEASE AND TOOTH LOSS.
WARNING: THIS PRODUCT IS NOT A SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO CIGARETTES.
The warnings shall be rotated every 4 months by the manufacturer,
packager or importer of snuff and chewing tobacco products in an
alternating sequence in the advertisement for each brand of such tobacco
product. Such warning shall appear in the format and type style prescribed
under 15 U.S.C. 1333 (b) (3), as amended.
No other warning, format, or type style in any outdoor billboard
advertisement shall be required by any State or local statute or regulation.
Any outdoor billboard advertisement that does not conform to the
provisions of this Section shall be deemed a nuisance affecting the public health.
(Source: P.A. 85-518.)