Advertising Works – Our Children Prove It

I’ll take “Stuff we all know” for $1,000 Alex. Advertising affects what we want. Otherwise why would companies spend billions of dollars on it? According to new research, advertisements for bubble gum and other flavored e-cigarettes are attracting children to try vaping. The research conducted by the University of Cambridge … Continue reading

2015 – The Best of WhackThePack

2015 Happy New Year

I wrote a piece for the KillTheCan.org Blog that looked back at the best posts for 2015. I’ve been asked to do a similar story here on WhackThePack.com so here it is! Is there something you want us to cover later this year? Leave a comment or submit a story and we’ll do … Continue reading

Smoking Kills – Kids Need To Know That

Smoking Kills - Kids Need To Know

Written by Lisa Salmon – BT See original article here Plain packaging’s a positive step, but let’s bring back those terrifying anti-smoking TV ads too, says Lisa Salmon So the UK is one step closer to introducing plain packaging for cigarettes, with the ultimate aim being to deter children from smoking. Any … Continue reading

Outrage At E-Cigarette Advert During ‘I’m A Celebrity’

Crude Advertisement

Written by Rob Cooper – Mail Online See original article here ITV came under fire from viewers today for screening an ‘offensive’ e-cigarette advert during I’m A Celebrity which appeared to show a woman talking about oral sex. A woman in a black cocktail dress uttered a series of suggestive phrases in … Continue reading