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New Ad Campaign Shows Teens the Real Cost of Smoking A little fear mixed with vanity dramatizes health consequences

The Food and Drug Administration is hoping a little fear can go a long way in warning teens of the cost of smoking. In the agency's first national public education…

February 4, 2014, 10:07 AM EST

Unnerving PSA Portrays Smoking Moms as Murderous Psychopaths Is it too much?

So ... this is disturbing. In a new PSA from the Cancer Society of Finland, a mother-to-be prepares all sorts of extremely cringe-inducing ways for her baby to kill itself…

November 8, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

Ruined Faces of Smokers Are Turned Into Halloween Masks in Britain Trick or treat?

Holy smoke, check out these disturbing masks from British online clinic HealthExpress! Inspired by actual images of ravaged humans from cigarette-pack health warnings, they're designed to show the effects smoking…

October 2, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

Terrie Hall, Star of the CDC's Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign, Dies at 53 'A public health hero'

Terrie Hall, who starred in Arnold's brutal national anti-smoking campaign for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died this week in North Carolina. The image of Hall hiding the…

September 19, 2013, 7:21 AM EDT

Government's Ad Campaign Convinced 100,000 Smokers to Kick the Habit CDC says results exceeded expectations

The government's stop smoking advertising campaign convinced more than 200,000 Americans to kick the habit at last, of which about 100,000 will quit permanently, according to data released Monday from…

September 9, 2013, 11:09 AM EDT

Philip Morris Could Cause Ethical Problems for Publicis-Omnicom Merger Smoking and anti-smoking worlds collide

Any industry merger brings with it the potential for client conflicts when agencies work for competing marketers. But the pairing of Publicis Groupe and Omnicom creates a new philosophical wrinkle…

September 3, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT

Wyoming Anti-Smoking Ad Is Strange and Two-Faced Someone can help you (and you) quit

Ad agency Sukle in Denver made this "Need Someone" spot promoting the Wyoming Department of Health's counseling services for people who want to quit smoking—hopefully before they go into full-on…

April 5, 2013, 7:50 AM EDT

CDC Adds New Ads to Successful Anti-Smoking Campaign New ads look at how the habit affects loved ones

Soon after the government abandoned the court fight over its proposed scary warning labels on cigarette packages, it returned to what works: advertising. The Centers for Disease Control will launch…

March 29, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT

Canadian PSA Takes Aim at the Noxious Epidemic of Social Farting It's like being a social smoker

"Just because I fart at parties now and then, it doesn't make me a farter." That's how I plan to begin my memoirs, and it's also a key line in…

March 18, 2013, 9:21 AM EDT

Debi Austin, Star of Infamous Anti-Smoking Ad, Is Dead at 62 1996 spot was one of a kind

Debi Austin, better known as the lady who smoked a cigarette through a tracheotomy hole in her neck in the infamous "Voicebox" anti-smoking ad, died Feb. 22 after a 20-year…

February 28, 2013, 11:33 AM EST

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