13 "Healthy" Cigarette Ads
Back in the day, smoking actually prolonged life.
Putting "100 years old" in a cig ad, oh how devious.
Most people are familiar with this classic ad. Note that the number has been "certified."
Doctors doctors, everywhere...
Sure, throw a dentist in the mix, too.
"A feeling of well-being" — the "for digestion's sake" was a long-running Camel campaign that featured many athletes.
This is my favorite "for digestion's sake" ad. A smoking smoke-eater.
The cure for the common cold (see nurse's copy).
Gotta stay ahead of your fat, tar-colored doppelgänger.
More fat, tar-colored ghosts. The appetite suppressing properties of tobacco haven't gone out of style, of course.
Pall Mall produced a series of ads with illustrations of healthy-looking fruit to sell their taste.
"No curative power is claimed...but" we're going to claim it anyway.
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