Smartphone apps push pro-smoking message: study (AFP)
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Smartphone apps push pro-smoking message: study (AFP)

Sydney : Australia | Oct 22, 2012 at 8:11 PM PDT
Source: Xtra News
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Scores of smartphone applications are promoting a pro-smoking message, from brands to games, according to a study published on Monday in the health journal Tobacco Control. Public-health researchers led by Nasser BinDihm at the University of Sydney in Australia say they found 107 tobacco-friendly... FULL ARTICLE AT Xtra News
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