Google is pulling addiction treatment center ads worldwide
The move comes after reports that Google profited enormously from ads in the UK
As addiction rates for illicit drugs has skyrocketed in the United States, many turned to Google to try and find places where they can find help — only to run into new issues. An entire industry has emerged online to advertise addiction treatment centers through the search engine, sometimes using deceptive tactics. Now, TechCrunch is reporting that Google is putting its global rehab advertising efforts on hold. Last year, a Verge report examined some companies used Google to take advantage of...
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