Goodbye Joe Camel NPR's Adam Hochberg reports the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has decided to drop its controversial Joe Camel cartoon character from its advertising campaigns. The federal government and anti-smoking groups have long objected to the character because they say it was designed to make smoking appealing to children.
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Goodbye Joe Camel

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Goodbye Joe Camel

Goodbye Joe Camel

Goodbye Joe Camel

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Adam Hochberg reports the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has decided to drop its controversial Joe Camel cartoon character from its advertising campaigns. The federal government and anti-smoking groups have long objected to the character because they say it was designed to make smoking appealing to children.