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Babies In Tobacco Advertising

By Gerard @presurfer
Babies In Tobacco Advertisingimage credit: Boston Public Library cc
It's shocking to see the plethora of tobacco brands which incorporated images of infants in their advertisements, but these images had multiple values to tobacco advertisers. For one, depictions of babies in cigarette ads reinforced the respectability of smoking as a part of normal family life, a perception often promulgated by the tobacco industry.
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