After the government's jackbooted thugs decided that "light" cigarettes were illegal, terrified consumers mewled, "However shall we distinguish our favorite formerly 'light' brands?" Here's how: They'll all be conveniently color-coded. It's like this whole "ban" never happened, huzzah!

The NYT reveals the secret modern cigarette color coding key: "red and dark green for regular and menthol; blue, gold and light green for light cigarettes; and silver and orange for ultra lights." You'll never trick us into mistakenly smoking a full flavor Camel when only an ultra light will do, Nancy Pelosi! [Pic via]