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PICK YOUR POISON

Yes, Queen. Even smoking some nights can shorten your life. Watch to find out why.

People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this playlist is: A waitress wearing a green dress places a bill on a table where two men sit. A man wearing a red leather jacket laughs. He gasps as a man wearing a dark leather jacket sitting across from him holds up a cigarette.
MAN: That's cute, but...
MAN: Okay, come on. I only smoke when I go out.
The man in the red leather jacket shakes his head and widens his eyes, then looks sharply to the side and snaps his fingers.
MAN: You're not getting it. A purple filter overlays the screen. The man in the denim jacket appears confused as the man in the red leather jacket's outfit changes to a shiny purple sleeveless shirt with a menacing black sparkly cape fastened with a spiky red jewel. He wears a spiky gold crown and touches his shoulders.
MAN: Okay...why?
MAN: I'm dressed like this in all my fantasies. Stay with me.
The man in the crown points to seven bottles of liquid labeled with various days of the week. They float on a wooden tray.
MAN: Here's some poison that can shorten your life. Would you want any? The man in the denim jacket stares at him, then speaks.
MAN: No. The man in the crown grabs a bottle of the liquid labeled "Fri" and holds it up to the other man. MAN: How about just on Fridays? The man in the denim jacket nods his head and looks to the side.
MAN: Ooooh...
The man wearing the crown snaps his fingers and now holds a cigarette. The purple overlay disappears.
MAN: See? Even smoking some nights can cut your life short. Get it now?
MAN: Yes. The man in the denim jacket smirks.
MAN: But I don't get this outfit.
MAN: Witch, please.
The man in the crown drops the cigarette in a white coffee mug. A white scribbled banner with black text reading "This Free Life" appears beside white text. The FDA logo and informational text appears at the bottom of the screen.
ON SCREEN TEXT:
This Free Life FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE FDA | Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Announcer: This Free Life. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

WE OWN OUR LABELS

Our identities are beautifully complex. So we refuse to let cigarettes damage our bodies, or any layer of who we are. Watch to see why.

People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this playlist is: A close-up reveals a woman, Keila, putting on glasses. She looks down.
KEILA: I own every part of who I am.
Keila brushes her hair from her face. A close-up reveals fingers adjusting a green and purple enamel pin
reading "Genderqueer" between two other lapel pins on a denim jacket that read "Body Positive" and
"Lesbian."
ON SCREEN TEXT:
BODY POSITIVE
GENDERQUEER Lesbian
A close-up reveals a colorful tattoo of a human heart on the back of Keila's arm.
A pair of hands sew a black and white patch onto a denim jacket that reads "Rebel."
ON SCREEN TEXT: REBEL
KEILA: Even the pieces I thought I had to hide.
Cut to Keila playing guitar and singing.
KEILA: I've learned to embrace my complexity and reject any threat to it.
A close-up reveals Keila placing more lapel pins onto the denim jacket.
Keila smiles as she sews a floral patch onto the denim jacket that reads "goddex."
ON SCREEN TEXT: GODDEX
A close-up reveals a finger pressing down on a red heart-shaped lapel pin that reads "feminist."
ON SCREEN TEXT: Feminist
Keila looks down at the denim jacket.
KEILA: Like smoking...
Keila looks down and smiles.
KEILA: Which can damage nearly every part of my body.
A pair of hands remove a push pin from a rainbow patch that reads "Proud."
ON SCREEN TEXT: PROUD
Keila puts the denim jacket on and adjusts it. She speaks directly to the camera.
KEILA: And I refuse to damage any part of who I am by smoking cigarettes.
A close-up reveals a colorful patch on the upper arm of the Keila's denim jacket that reads "Tobacco
Free."
ON SCREEN TEXT: TOBACCO FREE
As Keila turns around, a white scribbled banner with black text reading "This Free Life" appears beside
white text. The FDA logo and informational text appears at the bottom of the screen.
ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life
FREEDOM TO BE,
TOBACCO-FREE
FDA | Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration
Announcer: This Free Life: Freedom to be tobacco-free. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

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