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Ban on advertising targeting children

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Since 2006, there have been motions to ban junk food advertising, mainly provided by the World Health Organisation. There have been mixed responses, but mainly health organisations have agreed with the idea. The move appears part of a larger effort to enhance health in the United States and elsewhere. In October 2004, the US federal government enacted new laws requiring school districts to adopt healthier nutritional guidelines and to establish a local school wellness policy by the beginning of the 2006-07 school year. In addition, Washington state lawmakers last year approved a measure directing school districts to develop ...
an audience (viewers, readers or listeners) to purchase or take some action upon products, ideals, or services. It includes the name of a product or service and how that product or service could benefit the consumer, to persuade a target market to purchase or to consume that particular brand . These brands are usually paid for or identified through sponsors and viewed via various media. Advertising can also serve to communicate an idea to a mass amount of people in an attempt to convince them to take a certain action, such as encouraging 'environmentally friendly' behaviors, and even unhealthy behaviors through food ...
ACS :: Tobacco Bill Anniversary Brings Tougher Restrictions on Big ...
into law, granting the FDA regulation over tobacco products. Major provisions of the law are already in place. On the first year anniversary of the bill, new restrictions on the marketing and sale of tobacco will go into effect. “This landmark public health law will begin to break the deadly cycle of addiction and put an end to Big Tobacco’s targeting of our nation’s children,” said John R. Seffrin, PhD, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Society’s advocacy affiliate. “The potential impact of the ... market research, surveys and trends
Biting the Hand That Feeds: Burger King's Adman Calls for Ban on ...
because kids that age don’t understand that advertising isn’t “real.” Bogusky, whose red-hot agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky handles Burger King (BK)’s account, wrote a surprisingly thoughtful essay on his blog that will be greeted by howls of rage at child specialist agencies such as Wonder Group , C3 BrandMarketing and The Geppetto Group (yes, Geppetto was the puppetmaster in Pinocchio ). One of the things you will absolutely never hear ad agency folk talk about is the age at which children are finally able to understand the difference between advertising and entertainment; and that ads are ... market research, surveys and trends


Fast'food Consumption and the Ban on Advertising Targeting ...
percent in the probability of purchase. This percentage reduction implies that the ban caused a drop of $'%.+ million in revenue per year. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Weighty Matters: August 2007
Their new bar, OhHenry! Pro is being promoted for both its protein content and its consequent great fit as a sports enhancement. Television commercials have folks eating OhHenry! Pro bars suddenly gaining great strength and agility and of course are aimed at teens with their music and content (skateboarding and cycling). So what is in this rocket propelled chocolate bar? 320 Calories, 21grams of fat (6grams saturated), 5 teaspoons of sugar and 12 grams of protein. Or to put it differently, pretty much exactly the same stuff as is in a regular Oh Henry! bar just with double the protein. Wanna know some secrets? Protein won't ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Tobacco Bill Anniversary Brings Tougher Restrictions on Big Tobacco, By ...
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McDonald's Lawsuit: Using Toys to Sell Happy Meals
Dangle a toy in front of a child's eyes, and you can bet the child will do just about anything to get it. And that's exactly what McDonald's (and other restaurants) do, using everything from TV commercials to signs in windows to the Internet in order to get kids to pester their parents to take them to the restaurant. It used to be that parents warned kids to run away from strangers offering candy, but companies have made an end run by laundering their perfidy through electronic media. Now kids absorb countless commercials touting premiums based on their favorite characters -- Shrek, Batman, Barbie, Beanie ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Consumer Demand for Value-added Food Attributes: Understanding ...
“Fast-food Consumption and the Ban on Advertising Targeting Children: The Quebec . Experience.” Larissa Drescher (Technical University of Munich) and Ellen ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Food Advertising and Marketing Directed at Children and ...
© 2004 Story and French; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article: verbatim copying and redistribution of this article are permitted in all media for any purpose, provided this notice is preserved along with the article's original URL. In recent years, the food and beverage industry in the US has viewed children and adolescents as a major market force. As a result, children and adolescents are now the target of intense and specialized food marketing and advertising efforts. Food marketers are interested in youth as consumers because of their spending power, their purchasing influence, and as ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Effects of junk food - Yahoo! Answers
Junk food is food that is unhealthy and/or has little or no nutritional value. The term is believed to have been coined by Michael Jacobson, director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in 1972.[1] The term has since come into common usage. Junk food contains high levels of refined sugar, white flour, trans fat and polyunsaturated fat, salt, and numerous food additives such as monosodium glutamate and tartrazine; at the same time, it is lacking in proteins, vitamins and fiber, among other healthy attributes. It is popular with suppliers because it is relatively cheap to manufacture, has a long shelf life and may ...
New rule? Quality Violations => Adwords ban
The email mentions that I have submitted several ads for landing pages that are considered to be of a poor quality and that the landingpage does not comply with the 'landing page and site quality guidelines'. I most remove the ads. Well, no problem. The email also mentions that it is a final warning. It tells me if they find any ad in the future that is in violation with the site quality guidelines (the product itself is not the problem) they will immediately disqualify me from participating in the AdWords program. Now, that is a problem. A bit strange? Also because I�m using Adwords more then 4 years and then I ...