50 Most Creative Anti-Smoking Advertisements

Many anti-smoking ads in the past are rather gruesome with rotten body parts that terrified people. Now these ads have gone into a different approach where they are creative and inspiring to look at. In your opinion, which is a more effective method? Every image is linked to their original source and you are recommended […]

Anti-Smoking Ads Can Be Counterproductive

Fear is effective. So is disgust. But combining them is too much — at least when it comes to public service announcements aimed at getting people to stop smoking. In a new study to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Health Communication,...

How Not to Stop Smoking

Over the past 25 years, a series of studies have found suppressing unwanted thoughts is not only ineffective, but counterproductive. Try to not think of a white bear, and chances are the creature will come roaring into your mind. In 2007, British psychologist James Erskine...

The True Cost of Tobacco

Researchers find that poor smokers’ children are the victims of the habit: Their nutrition takes a hit when their parents divert precious resources to pay for tobacco. Researchers find that poor smokers’ children’s nutrition takes a hit when their parents divert precious resources to pay...

How Safe Is Tobacco That Melts In Your Mouth

Big name tobacco brands are ramping up their presence in the dissolvable tobacco game, and consumers in test markets, as well as regulators, are trying to figure out what make of the new products. In early 2011, in Colorado and North Carolina, R.J. Reynolds began...

Illegal Cigarette Advertising – Philip Morris Singapore

Tobacco company, Philip Morris Singapore, was acquitted, today, of the second of two charges of unlawfully advertising cigarettes. Had it been convicted of the offences, the firm could have been fined a maximum of S$10,000 for each charge. According to the law, cigarettes can only...

Half of cruisers want smoking onboard ‘totally banned’

New research from an independent cruise comparison website has revealed that 48% of cruisers want smoking onboard cruise ships ‘totally banned’ whilst a further 11% want smokers to be assigned a ‘designated’ smoking area onboard the liner. As part of ongoing research in to the...

Anti-smoking activist to make presentation at Mesquite City Council meeting

Ferdinand Toval is a community organizer and educator with the American Lung Association in Nevada. His role in Mesquite is to provide information and increase awareness about the effects of second-hand tobacco smoke. He plans to do that Tuesday during the regularly scheduled Mesquite City...

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