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Harmful Products

You were talking about how Foxwoods used sound to try to get people to gamble. Is there anything else besides sound that another company can use to market a company, place, product, service, activity, etc.?

Smell, touch, taste, sight

How does the tobacco industry still manage to target teenagers when the harmful affects of smoking is known?

Cigarette machines. I will give this some thought. I am sure you can find this answer on the web.

How can marketing companies sell products they know are harmful? How much are they responsible for?

They act like they do not know. It is so hard to change the course of company. It seems it is easier to defend than change.

Is there any way to spin bad product press to suit your needs? If yes, how so?

They just keep telling the world that all is well.