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False and misleading advertising (filter-tip cigarette)

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

False and misleading advertising (filter-tip cigarette)

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, first session. July 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, and 26, 1957.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advertising.,
  • Advertising -- Cigarettes.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 795 p.
    Number of Pages795
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22965208M

      Water and misleading advertising and marketing: Where are the FDA and FTC? or device” that was “false or misleading in any particular.” also discussed in the new book. False advertising refers to radio, television or internet ads that are misleading or false. Federal laws mandate that advertisements be honest and that .

    Whilst misleading advertisement refers to the deliberate use of false or misleading material to negatively influence the public. These contract law terms are closely linked causing confusion within the courts, consumers and also business organisations. In Canada, misleading advertising is prohibited and is described in a federal statute, the Competition Act at § "No person shall, for the purpose of promoting, directly or indirectly, the supply or use of a product or for the purpose of promoting, directly or indirectly, any business interest, by any means whatever, knowingly or recklessly make a representation to the public .

    In fact, the largest fine ($2 million) in relation to false advertising occurred in late , when the FTC fined Marketing Architects, a firm in Main, for misleading advertising regarding a . False or Misleading Labeling. Section (a) declares that a drug or device is misbranded if its labeling proves false or misleading in any particular.


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