Tag Archives: Cigarettes

Cigarette Advertising – A Brief History

April 18, 2012

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Cigarette Advertising – A Brief History

In June of 2009, Time Magazine published an article that outlined the history of cigarette advertising in the U.S starting in 1979 when the Lorillard Tobacco Company promoted their snuff in a local New York newspaper.  The article includes shocking several images of what have been called “classing cigarette ads.”  These cigarette ads featured endorsements from dentists, doctors, babies (yes, babies […]

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Debate Over Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

April 16, 2012

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Debate Over Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

A report from CBS This Morning about the debate over the FDA requiring cigarette companies to post graphic warning labels on their packages in order to deter children from using their product.  I think they’d be very effective: Check out the 3 minute Video.

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Fred Flintstone Sells Cigarettes

April 13, 2012

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We’ll be starting to look at some of the chemicals that are in cigarettes and their effects on the human body today.  Next week, we’ll explore ways that advertisers may try to market cigarettes and alcohol to teenagers.  How about this Flintstone video?

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