Cigarette T.V. commercials were outlawed many years ago. The commercials below help explain why they were banned. Imagine Dr.s promoting cigarettes for health, cartoon characters smoking, mothers letting children ‘hold’ their cigarettes, famous actors promoting cigarette brands, and of course the allure of looking sexy or cool with a cigarette as an accessory. No wonder […]
Shameless print advertising bent on luring the population into believing cigarette smoking was glamorous and healthy. Today we know the intended messages were nonsense…and dangerous. However, the artistry and imagination of vintage cigarette advertising can still be admired and provide amusement.