Cigarettes: Little Magic Wands For Your Lungs!

According to this gallery of vintage cigarette ads, before it started being bad for you, there was just about nothing smoking couldn't fix! » 4/10/09 5:30pm 4/10/09 5:30pm

Smoke And Mirrors

Big Tobacco, Feminist Hero » 10/10/08 6:40pm 10/10/08 6:40pm? In the early 20th century, smoking was regarded as unladylike. In the 1920, realizing they were missing out on millions of potential customers PR expert Edward Bernays encouraged the American Tobacco Company to play on women's nascent sense of modern independence. Casting it as a political…

Thank You For Smoking

In a revelation » 10/07/08 3:40pm 10/07/08 3:40pm that would have shocked and appalled absolutely no one of the time, it seems that "secret contracts" exist proving that Old Hollywood took money from Big Tobacco to Smoke Cigarettes onscreen. "Researchers at the Tobacco Control journal reveal that many of the biggest names of Hollywood's golden age -…