If you’re looking for an advertising agency that does not work with tobacco clients, please consider: Arnold Worldwide, Bandujo, Behaviour Change Partners (AUS), Burness, Edelman, Fenton, Frog Design, Golin, GMMB, HUMAN, Ketchum, MDC Partners, Pixelis, and Studio Jelly. Other agencies including 72 and Sunny and FCB-NY are some of the creative minds behind powerful anti-tobacco ads produced for the U.S Food and Drug Administration, Truth Campaign and the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. We applaud this great work!
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How This Anti-Smoking Campaign Is Going After Ad Agencies
Call on the ILO to not renew or extend its current contracts with members of the tobacco industry #QuitBigTobacco
"E-cigarettes want to position themselves as being as good as the real thing, which means making smoking ads. While it is futile to be moralistic (we’re in advertising), you will be judged as an agency with neither scruples nor creativity."
18 Feet & Rising on Making Smoking Ads
"If the best ad agencies and the best ad people refuse to work on tobacco, the briefs will be left to the numpties; and the end of tobacco will be one step closer”
“At the start of my copywriting career, in London in the ‘80s, I worked on several tobacco campaigns. Looking back, I’m not proud of having done it but, at the time, it was unquestioned and where the most creative work and biggest budgets in the agency were to be found. But I still should have known better. Today, wherever you are in the world, any copywriter or art director who puts his or her creative talents in the service of the dark side should be ashamed."
Tobacco is the easiest thing to say no to. Like, seriously, who is saying YES to tobacco??
San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products
We need to take every effort to prevent kids from getting hooked on nicotine.
via ABC News
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) is a new global tobacco industry watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry practices that undermine public health. #QuitBigTobacco