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Youth gambling education and prevention: Does it work?

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Last year, the Responsibility in Gambling Trust (RiGT) commissioned Tacade and the International Gaming Research Unit to produce education materials on youth gambling to be used in schools and other youth education settings. This initiative was featured in a previous issue of Education and Health (see Buczkiewicz & Griffiths, 2006) and the project led to the publication of two sets of comprehensive resources (You Bet! and Just Another Game?). Given the investment by RiGT in these educational… Expand
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