I don’t want to introduce this post by saying why smoking is bad. I was a smoker in the past. I quit only because I wanted to have a baby and I believed me smoking was harmful for my child. But I am still annoyed when people start educating me why smoking is bad.
I think that’s every person’s business and choice. So what I was looking at in the following anti-smoking campaigns is not the educative value (I personally doubt smokers aren’t aware of the risk already) but creativity and original idea (the way it was implemented).
Stop Smoking Bus Advertisement: “Ready to quit?”
Smoke Is Poison Advertisement: 12 meter long chemical tanker that looks like a giant cigarette was used by Cancer Research UK to highlight the toxic smoke in cigarettes (via toxel.com).
Bus stop anti-smoking campaign:
“What we see when you smoke”
This one from the Cancer Patient Aid Association was put on the roofs of outdoor smoking areas (via inventorspot.com):
Anti-smoking promotion for ‘World No Tobacco Day’ found at coffee shops in Dubai, where people come to smoke (via inventorspot.com):
“Fight Smoking“: an ad campaign throughout the gyms:
Anti-smoking campaign as a stylish piece:
This anti-smoking hat looks both stylish and scary (via moolf.com)
Print negative advertisements:
“For more information on lung cancer, keep smoking”
“Before it’s too late”
Wyoming Department of Health: “Don’t secondsmoke the messenger”
“Second hand smoke in the home hospitalises 17,000 UK children a year” (the campaign for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, the UK medical research charity dedicated to dedicated to defeating lung cancer):
Another campaign for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation: Deathbed:
“Smoking causes premature ageing”
“There is an easier way of committing suicide: try smoking”
“It’s called suicide because it’s your choice. Give up smoking: 0 8008 700 700”
A similar concept (via adsoftheworld.com):
Post image by darcy.gill
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