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Do Anti-Drug Ad Campaigns Really Work?

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President Donald Trump suggested an ad campaign to combat the opioid epidemic. Ads targeting marijuana, crack and meth use have blared across our screens for more than two decades, but studies show they don't really work — and even worse, they might have adverse effects on the teens watching them.

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