Public Opinion and Advertising

This 1999 online advertisement jokingly depicts the popular cartoon Joe Camel and the long-term effects of cigarette smoking...

 

Through the course of the years, several studies nationwide have been conducted measuring the impact of cigarette advertising on adults and teenagers. The following research and fact tables were obtained from Kickbutt.org, a learning center dedicated to the dangers and health risks of tobacco. Statistics have been grouped in terms of advertising, the effects of the tobacco industry on teenagers and public opinion results. Though conditions involving age, location and gender might vary, each statistic inevitably draws the same conclusion: the influence of tobacco advertising continues to soar and is most often targeted toward young adults...