Doctors in 1950s Cigarette Ads: How Times Have Changed


1949 TV commercial: More Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette

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References:

Doctors Recommend Smoking Camels. Old-Time.com.

Related reading:

What cigarette do you smoke, Doctor? Respectful Insolence, 10/2007.
FDA Regulation of Tobacco — Pitfalls and Possibilities. NEJM Volume 359:445-448 July 31, 2008 Number 5.
When Doctors, and Even Santa, Endorsed Tobacco. NYTimes, 10/2008.
Top 40 Creative Ads Made to Stop You Smoking. Bored Panda, 2009.
"Cocaine for toothache" and other ads that would never be allowed now http://goo.gl/eeYX3 - Cocaine was sold over the counter in the U.S. until 1914.
The Physician in US Cigarette Advertisements, 1930–1953 (illustrated review) http://1.usa.gov/VcuA7W via @Skepticscalpel

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