A Utah Department of Health anti-tobacco commercial was a 1998 finalist in the Telly Awards national advertising competition.

The spot, titled "I Started Smoking," features real teenagers who either smoke or have recently tried quitting the habit. The commercial competed with more than 10,000 others from businesses, nonprofit organizations, advertising agencies and government agencies.Chip Haskell, with Crowell & Associates, was the writer and director of the spot.