Tag Archives: Consumer Awareness

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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Alcohol Advertisements

April 10, 2012

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We’ve started substance abuse in Cardio/Health.  Let me rephrase that.  Today, we began a unit in Cardio/Health in which we will learn about Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco.  Students read a section from the textbook that gave them a basic description of the impact alcohol has on the human body.  We’ll soon be looking at ways […]

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Consumer Awareness and Compelling Commercials

January 26, 2012

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In cardio/health today we discussed a handful of techniques that advertisers use to convince their target audiences to buy their products.  We looked a few different print ads as well as a few of the best commercials from 2011.  Here are the tactics we saw in the ads: Humor – Funny ads may cause you to associate […]

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