Sep 11, 2018

'I didn't expect this to be easy': Marian Salzman on joining Philip Morris

Salzman believes leaving Havas to be global head of comms for a tobacco company was the "chance of a lifetime". She might even convince you.

May 24, 2018

A cowboy croons an anti-smoking message, reluctantly

That ain't the Marlboro Man. And like the tobacco industry, he ain't really sorry.

Sep 5, 2016

Nicorette to work with BBDO to build brand in Japan

Johnson & Johnson awarded BBDO the business without a pitch.

Aug 17, 2016

A tobacco company's ode to Indonesian independence rings false

Gudang Garam celebrates Indonesia's independence day with a gorgeous film. But its true intent, and our industry's complicity, deserve examination.

May 5, 2015

Ink distilled from smokers' lungs conveys stop-smoking message

THAILAND - A Thai anti-smoking organisation, working with BBDO Bangkok, has bottled ink made from the black lungs of dead smokers in order to make the risks of smoking more vivid.

Jun 3, 2014

Vine video delivers six-second quit-smoking message

SYDNEY - A pro-bono Vine campaign by M&C Saatchi Sydney effectively matches the medium to the message on behalf of a quit-smoking organisation.