Art Against Tobacco
Pieces that benefit our planet and YOUR pocket? Yes, please.
We teamed up with five artists to protest the practices of Big Tobacco. Scroll through the gallery to see why they’re taking a stand, and why everyone else should too. Vote for your fave below to win them a cash prize, and be entered to win your own $$$.
“I love animals so much. They’re too innocent to have tests performed on them. Out of the facts that one hurt a lot to me.”
FACT: In one tobacco study, beagles were given tracheostomies and forced to breathe in toxic chemicals.
“When I was a smoker, I'd throw my cigarette butts all over the place, not thinking of the consequences. When you really think about it, it’s almost unfathomable the number of cigarette butts lying around in the world.”
FACT: Every person in the world would need to pick up 642 cigarette butts a year in order to rid the earth of cigarette litter.
“I'm a huge animal lover. I think it's important to shed light on the cruelty and injustices affecting them.”
FACT: The tobacco industry has tested its products on animals for decades to find ways to make their products more addictive.
“The earth is angry right now, and not even the wealthiest, healthiest smoker can deny the effect cigarette butts have on the earth.”
FACT: 4.5 Trillion cigarette butts are thrown on the ground or in bodies of water each year.
"Cigarettes are poison. Keeping it raw and to the point seemed like the best method of execution.”
FACT: The tobacco industry adds chemicals to make cigarettes more addictive, easier to smoke, and better tasting.