Category Archives: tobacco advertising

Alcohol and tobacco advertising bans don’t work

Bans on alcohol and tobacco marketing are among the least effective tactics for combating underage drinking and smoking, according to a Penn State economist, who has studied the effects of advertising since 1985.

Liberals deny involvement in tobacco-funded anti-Labor ads

CANBERRA - The Liberal Party has denied it is involved in a tobacco company-funded anti-Labor advertising blitz, saying it would also consider implementing plain packaging.

Smoking hot and kicking arse: What makes a female superhero?

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It’s time for you lazy slugs to do some work. I have a book tour coming up in a few weeks, and I need to work on a couple of stump speeches. One of the topics I really wanted to look at was female action heroes.

New Law Prevents Tobacco From Sports Advertising

NASCAR and tobacco used to go hand and hand, as NASCAR grew-up in the Carolinas where every-year thousands of tobacco Sports Advertisingplants grow from the semi-tropical soil that is needed for its growth.

Ferrari’s Subliminal Cigarette Ads

Does the barcode on this Ferrari F10 make you want to pick up a pack of Marlboros? According to English doctors, it’s designed to Ferrari Cigarette Adsdo just that. They claim the Ferrari F1 livery violates a tobacco sponsorship ban.

Ferrari Finds Smoke Without Fire

Racing fans got a good look at Ferrari’s new Formula One cars in the opening Grand Prix of the 2010 season in Bahrain: In one of the dullest races in recent memory, Fernando Alonso completed 49 laps without incident to take the checkered flag, with teammate Felipe Massa close behind.

Did Camel Ads Encourage Teen to Smoke?

MONDAY, — Does your teenage or college-age daughter read fashion magazines such as Glamour or Vogue? Does she smoke?camel 9

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.

French Ad Shocks, but Will It Stop Young Smokers?

PARIS — A new French antismoking advertisement aimed at the young that plays off a pornographic stereotype has gotten more attention than even its creators intended, and critics suggest that it offends common decency and creates a false analogy between oral sex and smoking.