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Photographer captures disturbing images of children puffing on cigarettes
DailyMail ^ | 21st January 2012 | Lydia Warren

Posted on 01/21/2012 10:07:19 AM PST by Daffynition

Cherubic cheeks framed with gentle ringlets - they are the faces of innocence and beauty.

But with cigarettes lingering between their fingers or pipes perched between their lips, their images are repulsive.

In an attempt to play the attractiveness and vulgarity of smoking off each other, Belgian photographer Frieke Janssens has captured 15 eerie images of children puffing on cigarettes, cigars or pipes in a collection entitled 'The Beauty of an Ugly Addiction'.


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Full title: Smoke and minors: Photographer captures disturbing images of children puffing on cigarettes

Several photos at link

1 posted on 01/21/2012 10:07:22 AM PST by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition
The photographer did not use real cigarettes during the shoot. Instead, she relied on sticks of chalk or cheese for props, and used candles and incense to create smoke

Move on.

2 posted on 01/21/2012 10:13:02 AM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Daffynition

Whatever happened to candy cigarettes anyway>

We used to “smoke” them when we were kids.


3 posted on 01/21/2012 10:14:31 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

i loved those candy cigarettes...


4 posted on 01/21/2012 10:16:24 AM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: cripplecreek

i loved those candy cigarettes...


5 posted on 01/21/2012 10:17:30 AM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Drango
>>used candles and incense to create smoke<<

...so she says. The images look like cigarette porn using children as the props.


6 posted on 01/21/2012 10:18:40 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: latina4dubya
Yup...Lucky Strike. And we all knew the "Call for Phillip Morris...

Burt I wish I had my comic books and baseball cards,,,,becuase I'd be filthy rich!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

7 posted on 01/21/2012 10:22:02 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: latina4dubya

Of my sisters and I, I smoked, one sister smoked on and off for a few years and another never has.


8 posted on 01/21/2012 10:22:31 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek
Whatever happened to candy cigarettes anyway

They banned them: Too many black kids were getting cavities from the menthol ones.
9 posted on 01/21/2012 10:23:21 AM PST by Krankor (Her voice was soft and cool. Her eyes were clear and bright. But she's not there.)
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To: Daffynition

These images are disturbing, but not because of the mock cigarettes.


10 posted on 01/21/2012 10:23:37 AM PST by southern rock
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To: cripplecreek
The question arises...did you roll up the box in your T-shirt sleeve?


11 posted on 01/21/2012 10:25:02 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Daffynition
The question arises...did you roll up the box in your T-shirt sleeve?

Well Duh. Of course I did. I was the coolest.
12 posted on 01/21/2012 10:27:15 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

You can still find them at some swap meets in Ca.I hand them out at trick-o-ween just to see the parents go nuts.
Next year it’s going to be near beer,I will have insurance on the car updated.


13 posted on 01/21/2012 10:29:01 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Sacajaweau
A few celebs made some moolah of smoking/cig ads.


14 posted on 01/21/2012 10:33:16 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: cripplecreek
While we *date* ourselves .... I remember this in Times Square...


15 posted on 01/21/2012 10:36:52 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Daffynition

I watched “View to a kill” last night, that photo looks like Grace Jones as a child.


16 posted on 01/21/2012 10:37:15 AM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: Krankor
Not sure if this is *tobacco* he's smoking....
17 posted on 01/21/2012 10:39:41 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: cripplecreek
"We used to “smoke” them when we were kids."

I loved them, too. I think they were flavored with ginger, because they had a "hot" cinnamon-y flavor. Yum.

18 posted on 01/21/2012 10:41:45 AM PST by redhead (, , , comedian...)
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To: Daffynition
It never occurred to me that Alfalfa might have been gay.


19 posted on 01/21/2012 10:43:43 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Daffynition

Children shouldn’t smoke. It should be up to an adult if they want to smoke. No, they shouldn’t be ostracized for using a legal product.


20 posted on 01/21/2012 10:47:19 AM PST by Grunthor (I don't vote for Democrats, this includes Mitt Romney.)
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To: Daffynition
did you roll up the box in your T-shirt sleeve?

And putting them in your sock.

21 posted on 01/21/2012 10:53:55 AM PST by Vinnie
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To: Daffynition
Not sure if this is *tobacco* he's smoking.

If it is, it is unfiltered and hand-rolled. Just knock on the door and say it is Dave and see what happens.

22 posted on 01/21/2012 10:57:12 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Grunthor
**While the photographs are quite disturbing for most of us, they do make us ask the question – does banning smoking altogether mean we are treating adults like children who need to have the decision made for them?**

Recall the Indonesia 2 y/o boy with a 2-pack/day habit years ago?


23 posted on 01/21/2012 10:59:43 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Daffynition

24 posted on 01/21/2012 11:03:05 AM PST by mnehring
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To: narses; MHGinTN; neverdem; SmithL; Nachum; Daffynition

But socialism, abortion, homosexuality, and sodomy are to be taught, encouraged, and promoted in schools to these same children by the democrats!


25 posted on 01/21/2012 11:05:29 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Sacajaweau
First baseball cards came in packs of cigarettes.

Which is why Honus Wagner's T206 is so rare b/c he didn't want kids smoking, or so the legend goes.


26 posted on 01/21/2012 11:09:53 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: southern rock
These images are disturbing, but not because of the mock cigarettes. They look like a child molester's photo album.
27 posted on 01/21/2012 11:09:57 AM PST by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

As the criminal enterprise democrat party spreads its poison, up is down and wrong is right in modern America, as long as the servants to the father of lies are not soundly rejected and placed under societal taboos.


28 posted on 01/21/2012 11:12:18 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: mnehring

29 posted on 01/21/2012 11:15:24 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Sacajaweau
LSMFT ... and Frieke Janssens seems more intent on titillating pedophiles than slamming smoking.
30 posted on 01/21/2012 11:15:24 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN
It won't be the last time *art* oversteps the bounds of decency and values.


31 posted on 01/21/2012 11:19:38 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Daffynition

Wanna see some real smoking kids?
Check out the Zion Coptic Church.

Kids smoking marijuana.

http://www.ethiopianzioncopticchurch.org/

Long report by.. Dan Rather circa 1979, long but toward the end video of kids ‘partaking’.

I was living in Miami at the time and remember scenes of young boys smoking joints the size of a churchill.


32 posted on 01/21/2012 11:24:38 AM PST by Vinnie
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To: cripplecreek

You know about 5 or 6 years ago I was in a camp store in a state park somewhere, could have been Georgia when I ran across a pack of those candy cigs still forsale.

Who knows how many decades old the pack was.


33 posted on 01/21/2012 11:25:16 AM PST by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: cripplecreek

Both in Old sacramento, CA and in Virginia City, NV there are stores that sell all the old candies we loved as kids. Candy cigs and Bubblegum cigars. The place in Virginia City also has old soft drinks that I thought had disappeared.

Perhaps you have a similar tourist trap store near you?


34 posted on 01/21/2012 11:27:20 AM PST by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: Vinnie

Holy smoke! Thanks for the link.


35 posted on 01/21/2012 11:33:07 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Daffynition



In 1989 the Minnesota Department of Health produced a famous ad campaign with their advertising agency Martin/Williams, the film being directed by Rick Dublin (both from Minneapolis). Here are two of the 12 animals smoking. This campaign was recycled in France in 1994 by the National Committee for Tobacco Control.

You can purchase various anti-smoking posters here including the one from the famous ad campaign.
36 posted on 01/21/2012 11:50:30 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Daffynition

Show them photos of small-cell carcinoma at autopsy.


37 posted on 01/21/2012 11:53:06 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: dainbramaged
They look like a child molester's photo album. I agree. The cigarettes aren't the really disturbing part of the photos.

I remember the candy cigarettes. They probably weren't my favorite candy but I did get them occasionally. I bought one pack of cigarettes as a teenager, just to try out smoking. I didn't enjoy it that much and decided that 50 cents a pack was way too much money to pay so I've never smoked since.

It was not uncommon in the past for children to smoke; I've encountered a number of older folks who started smoking (or in some cases dipping or chewing) at quite young ages, 5, 6, or 7. Starting as a young teen, 13 or 14, was even more common.

38 posted on 01/21/2012 12:11:19 PM PST by susannah59
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To: Daffynition

Of course! There’s no pockets on Tees.


39 posted on 01/21/2012 12:25:29 PM PST by X-spurt
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To: susannah59

Means nothing, I’m sure but as a kid in Newark I used to buy candy cigarettes and I’ve never smoked; not even one cigarette to experiment.


40 posted on 01/21/2012 12:31:58 PM PST by stormhill
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To: Daffynition
feh...

41 posted on 01/21/2012 1:04:20 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: cripplecreek
Me too. Looks like you can still get a pack at the Old Time Candy Company:

Old Time Candy Company


42 posted on 01/21/2012 3:29:30 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Daffynition
Ah the fond memories of 6th grade and grade school. My daily morning errand for the principal {also my teacher} across the road too buy his 3 pack a day habit of Kent 100's. Oh yea and me a Coke and candy bar of course.

Then came recess after lunch. About three quarters of the class on the playground snuck or rather simply walked down a small hill and down to the creek bank where recess was spent smoking cigarettes {likely their parents}. I didn't smoke till about maybe 10th grade then off and on for the next 10 years. Mostly off though.

Then there was the large family across the road with kids as young as 6 sneaking a smoke. The older ones about 13-14 didn't bother too sneak.

43 posted on 01/21/2012 3:42:31 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: cva66snipe
Kids in our 'hood combined their vices.... in a hurry to *grow-up*>


44 posted on 01/22/2012 3:29:07 AM PST by Daffynition (When I was a chiId was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it)
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To: Daffynition

I grew up mainly in a rural area. Kids chewed backer, smoked, etc at an early age as most families grew it. Grade school 1st-8th grade had six teachers counting the principal LOL.


45 posted on 01/22/2012 4:39:53 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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