Anti-drug commericals don’t work…except for ad agencies

August 30, 2006

cashThe Federal government has spent $1.2 billion on it’s anti-drug marketing campaign. Remember “Have you talked to your kid about drugs?” ads. And we’ve be led to believe that the drug problem among teens is either an education issue (They just don’t know enough) or a communication issue (You forgot to tell your kid to say no).

Well GAO says the ads have had no impact. None. Read the PDF High Ads

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One Response to “Anti-drug commericals don’t work…except for ad agencies”

  1. MichaelO Says:

    Love the blog, that is why I must raise my hand and ask this question:

    Should the headline read “…accept for ad agencies”, OR “…EXCEPT for ad agencies?”

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