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A Brazilian reasons to quit smoking

Posted by Tom Megginson | 30-12-2011 00:33 | Category: Health



I am often cynical about the elaborately art directed ads I see coming out of Brazil. Not this time.

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[“Lung cancer. You know how this story begins. Smoking can cause many health problems, such as lung cancer.”]

This one is a great piece of visual storytelling. Sure, it uses negative reinforcement, which is considered old-school. But it also recognizes all the enjoyable and even sexy reasons that people smoke, and I think that makes it more empathetic than most. Perhaps it will get through to someone before it’s too late. I hope so.



Advertiser:
Secretaria de Saúde de Pernambuco
Agency:
RGA Comunicação, Recife, Brazil
Source:
I Believe in Advertising




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