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E-Cigarettes Now On TV

Cigarette ads are back, but they are for the new kind that aren't made of tobacco: e-cigarette makers are taking to the airwaves, and the creative is a bit like the branding for Camels, Winstons, and Kent from back when. Ads for Njoy King carry the theme “Cigarettes, you’ve met your match” and ads for Blu eCigs carry the theme “Rise from the ashes.” The actor Stephen Dorff backs Blu eCigs, which was acquired this year by Lorillard. Commercials for Blu eCigs, as well as brands like Njoy King, are running on cable networks, in the same way that spots for tobacco cigarettes were once shown on the ABC, CBS and NBC broadcast networks.



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2 comments about "E-Cigarettes Now On TV ".
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  1. Edmund Singleton from Winstion Communications, December 8, 2012 at 4:38 a.m.

    Can't wait to see if these products sell?

  2. Karl Greenberg from MediaPost, December 8, 2012 at 10:49 a.m.

    Well, I think they will. I think a lot of people will consider them a better choice for pulmonary health.

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