Story: Men’s health

Anti-smoking poster (1st of 2)

Anti-smoking poster

This poster was issued by the Ministry of Health in 1999 as part of a campaign against smoking. Aimed at men, it suggested that smoking was both a sign of weakness and decidedly unsexy.

Courtesy of Ministry of Health – Manatū Hauora

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-SMOKING-1999-01

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How to cite this page:

Robert Beaglehole, 'Men’s health - Future prospects for men’s health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2022)

Story by Robert Beaglehole, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 28 Apr 2020, updated 1 Jul 2017