New film on smoking may be hazardous to preconceptions
What progress has been made since the 1964 Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health?
Founded in 1998, the Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society offers resources, charting the history of tobacco marketing. The Center is an outgrowth of the tobacco archive which Dr. Alan Blum established in the 1970’s to preserve the materials held and to serve as an international resource on tobacco issues. In establishing the Center […]
Cigarette ads are absurd, to say the least. In the 1980s measures began to be enacted to further limit advertising by tobacco companies which included prohibiting brands to be mentioned by name. This produced some of the most absurd advert campaigns yet in the tobacco realm. One UK company embraced this change with what they […]
CSTS holds a collection of Editorial Cartoons concerning tobacco by artist Wayne Stayskal. To view a broader selection view our album on Imgur: http://imgur.com/a/rkjI8 Featured below are a few examples of the over 100 images:
Tuscaloosa, AL, September 4, 2014 – Several of the sponsors of this Friday’s “Stand Up To Cancer” national fundraising telethon are doing more to promote cigarette companies than to prevent or cure cancer, according to an analysis of the organization behind the event by a physician and veteran anti-cancer advocate at The University of Alabama. “This effort […]
Watch “Blowing Smoke” online Tuscaloosa, AL (January 9, 2014) – As the US Department of Health and Human Services prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary this month of the landmark Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health with a new report, “The Health Consequences of Smoking–50 Years of Progress,” a veteran anti-smoking strategist argues in a provocative new […]
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — “The Surgeon General vs. The Marlboro Man: Who Really Won?” That’s the provocative question posed by an original exhibition at The University of Alabama’s Gorgas Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the landmark 1964 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. On Nov. 20, a reception will be […]