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Dangerous diet pills sold on Instagram

Potentially lethal diet pills are being advertised and sold to teenagers on Instagram, the BBC has found.

Companies on Instagram deliberately targeted an undercover reporter, posing as a teenager with an eating disorder.

Diet pills she was sold contained a banned substance that has been linked to heart attacks and strokes.

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  • 26 Feb 2019
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