Daily Archives: March 1, 2010

Similar Advertising Strategies Used by Indoor Tanning and Tobacco Industries

While the proven negative health consequences of smoking and tanning are undeniable, tobacco and indoor tanning advertisers would like consumers to think otherwise. In fact, a new study comparing the tobacco-advertisements-smoking-desires and indoor tanning products found several similarities in how these two industries market unhealthy products.

Big Tobacco still on the march, WHO warns

GENEVA - Governments must do more to protect workers in bars, restaurants and the entertainment sector from harmful smoke, and curb tobacco advertising and sponsorship, the World Health Organization said on Friday.