This Rainbow-Puking Unicorn Probably Won't Stop Your Teen From Smoking (VIDEO)

When it comes to peer pressure and trying not to get your teen to smoke, a simple "don't do that" will likely not suffice. This is one of the reasons why organizations like Truth try their best to connect with the younger generation in ways that appeal to them. While they're typically on point with their videos, this anti-smoking ad featuring a puking unicorn probably won't do the trick.

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It's hard to tell if the folks at Truth purposely made this PSA about teen smoking cheesy, or if they really did think talking cats and unicorns that vomit rainbows would do the job. Honestly, who the heck knows how effective this will be. Maybe it will make a difference.

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Personally, after I watched this, only one thing came to mind.

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I sure hope something gets through to these teens today, as the CDC estimates 1 in 13 U.S. kids ages 17 and younger will likely die early from a smoking-related illness.

That's pretty scary.

 

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