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Lucky Strike - 1931

Lucky Strike – 1931
Scan credit: clotho98 on Flickr
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The wonderful clotho98 included a nice little historical fact about this Lucky Strike advertising campaign.

After being reprimanded by the FTC for making claims that their cigarettes caused weight loss, Lucky Strike changed their ads to specify that you were supposed to smoke instead of eating, to keep from gaining weight.

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