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Ad Campaign Touted Health Benefits of Cigarettes

In the 1920s, the American Tobacco Company wanted to make their main brand, Lucky Strike, stand out from the other tobacco products on the market. So, they hired an advertising expert named Albert Lasker. In his book The Attention Merchants, here’s how author Tim Wu describes Lasker’s strategy:

Lucky Strike was presented as a health ...

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