Truth in Advertising: Cigarettes

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This is a Public Service Announcement.

Don’t Smoke. Smoking is very bad for you. If you are really cool, please do not smoke around kids. They will think you are so cool and your cigs make you so cool and they will want to be like you and they will start smoking too. You don’t want that on your head. Do you?

Cigarettes are a dangerous product. They are addictive and toxic. Worse, the cigarette companies have managed to cultivate a glamour and coolness associated with smoking that influences many people to take up smoking.

How do I know the tobacco companies are influencing people to smoke? Because advertising works. If it didn’t work, they wouldn’t be fighting about their rights to advertise. And, they are fighting… Read…