Tobacco Marketing Industry

By Alex Elling-Wilson

Cigarette Ad

Marketers would use celebrities, actors sports icon, dentists, doctors, physician etc. to show that smoking wasn't bad at all, look at all the people who do smoke.

how much do cigarette company's spend a year

Tobacco products are one of the most heavily marketed consumer products in the United States. In 2006, the latest year for which information is available, the five largest cigarette manufacturers spent a total of $12.49 billion – or over $34 million dollars a day – to promote and advertise their products.

Ads for Cigarettes


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