July 3, 2018
An advertisement is an announcement or a promotion to the public using mediums or
channels that are public to promote a given service, product or event service. Advertisements on
smoking were banned some time back at around 1971. The smoking advertisement on the
television disappeared after the passing of the Cigarette Smoking Act in 1970, which stipulated
that all the smoking advertisement should be banned (Mistry et al. 217). However, the cigarette
smoking was only prohibited in the TV where there was an advertisement that was done in the
newspaper as well as magazines. To these advertisements, the Congress declared some
mandatory packages that should be included in the cigarette packages that were being sold within
the United States. The mandatory words were "cigarette smoking may be dangerous to your
health." This is the slogan that now that since then is in most of the cigarette packages to ensure
that the individuals that are smoking are aware that smoking may be dangerous to their health.
From the banning of the smoking advert, the adverts that began were the antismoking advert
though this has not stopped individuals from smoking as well as the manufacturing of the
cigarettes have not seized from manufacturing them and selling them. However, the
manufacturing companies produce the cigarette and ensure that they indicate on the paper that
smoking is dangerous for an individual’s health. This is as per the act that was passed regarding
smoking (Duaso et al. 823). Regardless of Smoking advertisements being banned on the
television it however is still advertised in other media with the indication of the warning that was
stipulated by the congress.
The smoking ads in America have been seen to seduce the teens to enter into smoking
using their commercials, billboards as well as maga...