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Are Tobacco Ad Regulations Doing Enough to Deter Smoking?

November 30th, 2012

How tobacco companies can advertise is heavily regulated.  For example, ads for tobacco products are banned from TV and radio, and all advertising for cigarettes and packaging of the product are required to contain health warnings. But how much good it is doing to deter potential smokers or get others to quit is questionable. State-imposed taxes


Preventing Kids from Smoking is Still a Battle

April 17th, 2012

According to the FDA, every day almost 3,500 kids pick up their first cigarette.  What’s worse is that a quarter of those kids (850 of them) become daily cigarette smokers. For years, the FTC and FDA have been trying to address these troubling statistics, but kids are still smoking at an alarming rate. In the


Product Placement

January 27th, 2012

Products that pop up in movies and television shows are often there for specific advertising reasons.


Federal Laws Governing Ads

October 1st, 2011

There are many federal laws that regulate advertisements in some way or another.  We’ve listed some of the key provisions below, along with a snapshot of what each law says: *This page is informational only and does not take the place of legal advice.  If you have a question or concern, please consult with a



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