Justin Matlick | Authors

A Psychological War Against Smoking

June 23, 2011

When I heard about the FDA’s dramatic new step in the anti-smoking fight, I couldn’t help but wonder if it would really make a difference. The new measure requires tobacco companies to add gruesome images to cigarette packages; the images include a corpse, a person’s chest stitched together following heart surgery and even a man with smoke drifting through a hole in this throat.