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Betting your life on it: Gambling harms both health and equality

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 09 December 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1405
  1. Nick Wilson (, senior lecturer (public health)
  1. Wellington School of Medicine, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand

EDITOR—The editorial by Griffiths provides strong arguments why gambling and problem gambling are public health concerns.1 But there are also substantial ethical concerns around liberalising access to gambling, given that it may contribute …

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