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AAP Calls For Tobacco Ad Ban

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for a ban on all tobacco ads and new limits on alcohol advertising.  The organization says more than $25 billion worth of cigarette, alcohol and prescription drug advertising is working against efforts to keep children and teens from experimenting with drugs.

The group insists legal drugs like alcohol and tobacco pose the greatest danger to kids because they are among the earliest drugs used.

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