Smoking is one of the most common forms of recreational drug use. Tobacco smoking is the most popular form, being practiced by over one billion people globally, of whom the majority are in the developing world.
From showing graphic images of the damage caused by smoking to appealing to the smokers’ children – the creatives working in the ad industry have tried it all. But do these ads actually help people quit smoking? Even though the answer isn’t a simple yes or no, multiple studies done in the last decade have shown that anti-smoking campaigns are still the most cost-effective way to at least deter new smokers from joining the club, especially when the people in question are the youth.
#2 Tobacco Teeth
#3 Poor Swimmers
#4 Secondhand Smoke Is Firsthand Death
#5 The Smoker’s Lung