Children are being sold CIGARETTES and e-cigs on Facebook at the click of a button - despite scandal-hit social media giant's ban



Children can buy tobacco and e-cigarettes on Facebook, research has found.
They can be purchased by clicking the 'shop now' buttons on pages sponsored by brands on the scandal-hit social networking site. 
This is despite a ban on selling tobacco on Facebook.
The study comes amid a huge investigation into the site after it admitted to sharing data of up to 87 million users with political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica. 
Stanford University researchers warned the unpaid 'organic' marketing towards tobacco products could get youngsters hooked on the killer items.
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6 April 2018 in Health, Views: 131
Source: Daily Mail
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