CARE CEO: Influx of Gambling Ads are Putting Young People at Risk of Addiction

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22nd Aug 2017
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE CEO told Premier Radio that advertisements have normalised gambling for young children which can having damaging effects.

She said: "A lot of the advertising comes with celebrities talking about how easy it is to gamble and children and young people identify with the celebrity.

"There's the whole culture that you can get something for nothing and the dangers that come with that are very worrying."

You can listen to the interview below:

 

 

To read the Premier article about this in full please click here: 'Jesus reserved his harshest criticism for those who damage children': Christian charity speaks out on gambling ads

CARE campaigns on the issue of gambling and online safety. You can read more about our work on this issue here: http://care.org.uk/news/gambling

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