Nick-Named “Fatty Cigarette” Is A Graphic Anti-Smoking Ad
The United Kingdom’s Department of Health just released this new anti-smoking video depicting a tumor growing from the side of a cigarette. The message is loud and clear. Just smoking a few cigarettes will cause cell mutations that can lead to cancer. The advertisement is hard to watch, luckily it is short. Here it is:
Advertisements like this one have proven to be very effective. The CDC released a series of ads like this one in the United States last year that were difficult to watch and in surveys showed that they had an impact on smoking rates and decisions for smokers to quit.