Big Tobacco in the Big Apple

How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry
…and Anti Smoking Activism

Koch Kicks Butt

Targeting the Health Committee of the New York City Council (0:55 / 0:54)


– Effectiveness of New York City’s Anti-Smoking Efforts


“Koch Kicks Butt”

New York Post
March 22, 1986

“Koch Pushes Smoking Ban”

New York Daily News
March 22, 1986

“Koch seeks city ban on alcohol and tobacco ads”

News story
New York Post
February 28, 1989

“Ed smokes out cig ads on city-owned billboards”

News story
New York Post, page 3
March 1, 1989

“They are selling death”

Audio clip of smoking counter-advertisement using audio clips of  Mayor Ed Koch

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