Friday, March 19, 2010

Russian Anti-Secondhand Smoke Ad Features Baby Torture.


(click ad) Translation: "Smoking in child’s presence is a much bigger torture for him. You don't care?" The billboard was up earlier this month in a few locations around Moscow, according to Pravda. The city's committee for advertising harshly condemned it. A spokesperson from the ad agency said: "Any normal person will be disgusted with what the picture shows. But if thousands of children have a chance to stop inhaling tobacco smoke every day, we believe we could sacrifice our visual comfort for that." Burn baby burn.
Previous provocative anti-smoking ads
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Smoking=9/11.
Smoking=9/11, Redux.
Australian TV spot truly terrifying.
Billboard made from 15,000 butts.
The violent-est anti-smoking spots ever.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Lance Puig said...

Poor babies! We should all stop smoking.

12:57 PM  
Blogger tesslaatje said...

For you dutchies, see what happens in Holland: http://www.watisinwatisuit.nl

5:36 AM  

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