What a ghastly and vile concept.
People are fully informed about what smoking can and does do to the human body,period.
How could they not be?
There is video included in this story in case anyone wants to see it.
Although such tricks could not be pulled off outside India – because cigarettes have to be sold in sealed packs in in Britain, the U.S. and other Western counties and vendors do not carry lighters– it does suggest that a verbal message could work better than written warnings or pictures.
That story reminded me of this.
How Long before we're o.k. with mentally torturing smokers as well as physically torturing them?
It feels like dark times are ahead.