Swedish Anti-Smoking Campaign

The Swedish anti-smoking activist group A Non Smoking Generation has plastered posters all over Stockholm that make claims such as 'smoking stunts penis growth,' 'cigarette filters are filled with mouse excrement,' and 'second-hand smoke kills birds.' The problem is that none of these claims are acually true. But the group figures that the outrageousness of the claims might entice a few people to visit their website to learn the real facts. This once again demonstrates one of the central principles upon which the advertising industry was founded: if you can't get their attention by telling the truth, then get it by telling a lie.


Posted on Tue Jul 20, 2004


This kind of crap makes me WANT to start smoking.

Remember, second hand smoke, first rate killer
Posted by Bob S. Yunkle  on  Thu Jul 22, 2004  at  03:15 AM
Posted by john  on  Thu Jul 22, 2004  at  09:18 AM
This reminds of the old saying, "If you can't impress them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.":)
Posted by Amber Thompson  on  Wed Aug 18, 2004  at  06:23 AM
If that crap were true I would smoke.
Posted by Dany  on  Fri Sep 24, 2004  at  01:53 PM
Smoking is bad!!!!!
Posted by Danielle  on  Wed Sep 20, 2006  at  07:49 AM
You dont have to smoke to be cool!
Posted by Bobbie Jo  on  Wed Sep 20, 2006  at  07:50 AM
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.