In the late 1940s early 1950s RJ Reynold Tobacco Company featured doctors as Camel smokers commercial in order to ease consumer fears about smoking. The documents of PR firm Hill & Knowlton show that RJ Reynolds surveyed doctors as they entered a physician’s convention asking, in part, “What cigarettes are you carrying?” Many doctors reported carrying Camels. Why? Because RJR also planted cartons of Camels in their hotel rooms.What cigarette do you smoke Doctor? – YouTube
Today the same thing is happening around patent drugs, vaccines, chemo, and radiation.