Health Rewind: Scary Smoking Ads Influence Folks to Quit
Scary Smoking Ads Influence Folks to Quit
Can ads deter people from smoking? Researchers from CDC say yes. Those scary ads of people smoking out of a hole in their throats or losing limbs got 200,000 smokers to kick their habit, says a recent study. These particular ads encouraged a 132 percent increase in calls to an anti-smoking hotline, reported Discovery.com.
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