Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Anti-smoking Advertising Challenge

With the government's new, graphic $54 million dollar anti-smoking advertising campaign announced today by the Centers for Disease Control, we should remember that the annual advertising budget for the tobacco industry is about $15.3 billion dollars in the U.S. alone:

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Still, it's a start.



Anonymous said...

Where did all the rest of the money that the tobacco companies paid to the government as restitution go?

Could it be that it went to the class action lawyers who recycled it to the politicians or the politicians used it to complete pet projects to appease special interests?

Just keep on smoking folks. We need your tax dollars.

Jullianna B said...

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