vintage weight gain ads


1931 - Face the Facts - Lucky Strike Cigarettes by clotho98

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<br />Run!  He's gaining on you!  

This disturbing Lucky Strike ad is from 1931. 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.