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Largest ever study of tobacco content on social media links exposure to tobacco use

Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC led the global meta-analysis of 29 studies.

“The proliferation of social media has offered tobacco companies new ways to promote their products, especially to teens and young adults.”

– Jon-Patrick Allem, PhD

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We address the complex public health issues in communities around the world.

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