California Smokefree Ads

 

For more information, contact:
Amanda McCartney
California Department of Health Services
California Tobacco Control Program
Phone: 916-449-5470
e-mail: amanda.mccartney@cdph.ca.gov


Bob, I've got emphysema
A billboard depicting two cowboys.


Mind if I smoke? Care if I die?
This billboard depicts a well-dressed man asking,"Mind if I smoke?" A glamorous woman replies, "Care if I die?"


I miss my lung, Bob.
A billboard depicting two cowboys riding into the sunset.


"You're scent is intoxicating..." "Yours is carcinogenic."
This billboard depicts a well-dressed man, smoking a cigarette and kissing a woman's hand.


Smoke-free Bars: It Didn't Hurt Restaurants, It Won't Hurt Bars
This trade advertisement reassured bar owners that going smokefree was not economically harmful for restaurants, and would not be harmful for bars.


Smoke-free Bars: Once You See Through the Smoke, You'll See the Opportunity.
This trade advertisement described public support for smokefree bars.


One Weapon That Kills From Both Ends.
This billboard depicted a smoking cigarette and noted "Secondhand Smoke Kills."

You Think Smoke Knows How to Stay in the Smoking Section?
This billboard asked the above question and stated "Secondhand Smoke Kills."


He has his daddy's eyes and his momma's lungs. Secondhand Smoke Kills.
This billboard depicts a young boy sitting in a cloud of smoke.


This print ad depicts several restaurant patrons and features a secondhand smoke message in Japanese.


This print ad features a man smoking in the presence of a woman and children, and a secondhand smoke message in Thai.


When you smoke, there's no escape for your family.
This ad features a young child sitting behind "bars."

The same ad is available in the following lanuguages:

Chinese
Thai
Lao
Vietnamese




You're not the only one being harmed by smoking.
This advertisement features a man smoking at a birthday party, while a woman and children look at him.

The same ad is available in the following languages:

Chinese
Vietnamese

 


You're not the only one breathing in toxic chemicals.
This billboard features a man smoking in front of a crowd wearing gas masks. The text is in Chinese.