Truth in advertising! What’s that? Something that apparently was disregarded in the not-too-distant past, which led gullible consumers to believe and to accept the hype about products which today are banned or no longer viewed in the same fashion as before.
Take particular notice of the advertisement directly below which bragged it was the smooth tasting cigarette expectant mothers craved. Holy smokes! Have things change. But we also can remember that Camel cigarettes were the ones most doctors preferred and smoked!
How long has DDT been banned as a household pesticide?
“DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) was outlawed in Britain in 1986 and banned as a pesticide worldwide under the Stockholm Convention in 2001 after it was discovered to be dangerous to wildlife and the environment.”
Banned pesticide DDT may raise risk of Alzheimer’s disease
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