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Australian Smokers React to New Tobacco Packaging Rules

The new cigarette packs are a plain drab colour apart from graphic images of the effects of smoking, a move health researchers believe will cut smoking rates. Australia’s stringent anti-tobacco laws, making manufacturers package cigarettes in drab olive green packs with pictures of ill babies and diseased body parts, come into effect on 1 December. Continue reading »

No Games for Smokers

You don’t have to be a smoker to know by now that cigarette packages come with plenty of health warnings, some more graphic than others. But this is the first time we’ve seen cigarettes with video game life meters printed on their paper.

These images are part of a non-commercial conceptual design project created by German Ljutaev, who wanted to incorporate the “well known games element as a warning for smokers.” Continue reading »