by Riah Trevino, 42Fifty Staff Photographer
28% percent of people in a poll think smoking is “hot” or “sexy” when models do it. This act is shown commonly in photoshoots to make the celebrity seem mysterious or dark.
This glamorization of smoking is unacceptable, especially when it comes to the grim realities of cigarettes.
This campaign shows models smoking, but without leaving out the side effects.
Riah Trevino covers issues in public service announcements and Oswego High School community events. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the publication directly at email@example.com