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 apps in a trawl of the Apple App Store and Android Market.
Generic: teenager with mobile phone, smartphone, smoking, smoke, cigarette, bench, outside, park Public-health researchers say they found 107 tobacco-friendly apps in a trawl of the Apple App Store and Android Market. ©Martin Novak/shutterstock.com
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