Tobacco Advertising Resources
I. Tobacco Advertising Resources:
Trinkets & Trash
Contains a collection of marketing materials such as advertisements, direct mailings, emails, sweepstakes, and coupon promotions for tobacco products..
Tobacco advertising collection at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Pollay Collection)
A collection of over 10,000 examples of cigarette print advertising, as well as brand reels of TV ads from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Ad gallery at Tobacco-Free Kids
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids ad gallery contains a number of contemporary combustible tobacco advertisements.
An advertising archive & community showcasing creative tobacco advertisements from around the world.
UCSF Tobacco Industry Video Collection
Videos related to the advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products including compilations of older cigarette commercials.
II. Anti-Smoking Campaigns:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Advertisements and videos of CDC’s tobacco education campaign-“Tips from Former Smokers.” The website also contains the Surgeon Generals’ reports, facts regarding tobacco use, smokeless tobacco, tobacco ingredients and additives, and tips for quitting.
California Department of Public Health “Wake Up” Campaign
A multi-media anti e-cigarette campaign by the state that included print, digital, and television advertisements.
San Francisco Tobacco-Free Project CurbIt#
Advertisements and campaign materials that promoted the city’s policy limiting e-cigarette use primarily to outdoor areas away from building entrances and windows.
Alaska Department of Health and Social Service
Educational video that promotes the message that e-cigarettes are not just harmless water vapor.
American Legacy Foundation
News and anti-smoking campaigns from the makers of the “Truth” campaign.
III. Industry Documents About Tobacco Advertising:
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
A database of more than 14 million tobacco documents created by major tobacco companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities.
UK Tobacco Advertising Documents Database
A collection of over 650 downloadable documents from the UK tobacco industry’s main advertising agencies from 1999 to 1999.
Repository of more than 33 million pages of previously confidential tobacco industry documents.