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Pro-smoking phone apps need parental supervision

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Pro-smoking phone apps need parental supervision This holiday season there are not many teens without a smartphone or iPod Touch on their Santa lists. With the “digital danger zone” characterized by Jessica Rich, associate director of the FTC’s financial practices division, comes unregulated downloads of various mobile applications (apps) for hours of entertainment. This platform opens a venue for the tobacco industry, which already spends $1.1 million a day in New York state on advertising ...

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