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From the Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh (J.M.D.); the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston (M.C., M.B.R.); and Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville (M.C.). Address reprint requests to Dr. Donohue at the Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Crabtree Hall A613, 130 DeSoto St., Pittsburgh, PA 15261, or at jdonohue{at} . References This article has been cited by other articles:
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 ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS - New Tobacco Controls Have Public Health Impact
New tobacco regulations regarding health warning labels, use of misleading descriptors (like “light,” “low,” and “mild”), and sales restrictions will help make tobacco products less accessible to youth and will help encourage smokers to quit. June 22, 2010 marks the 1-year anniversary of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act). It also is the date that important tobacco regulations regarding youth access as well as sales and marketing restrictions take effect. The Tobacco Control Act represents the first time that the federal government has been able to ... market research, surveys and trends
Steve Szentesi CANADIAN COMPETITION LAW Canadian competition lawyer
  (the “Code”) and the common law of contract.  In addition, Quebec has separate legislation that applies to promotional contests (the Act respecting lotteries, publicity contests and amusement machines ).  As such, promotional contest law in Canada is an amalgam of regulatory law, criminal law and common law contract law. Moreover, given that the improper operation of a promotional contest can lead to civil and/or criminal liability under the Act, the Code and/or as a result of a contractual (i.e., common law) challenge, it is critical to review proposed promotional contests for legal compliance, as failure to ... market research, surveys and trends


FTC Reports on Alcohol Marketing and Self-Regulation
A new Federal Trade Commission report on alcohol marketing and youth examines industry efforts to reduce the likelihood that alcohol advertising will target those under the legal drinking age of 21. It also announces a new system for monitoring alcohol industry compliance with self-regulatory programs. The report explains where alcohol suppliers spend their promotional dollars, provides data on compliance with the industry's advertising placement standard, discusses the status of external review of advertising complaints, and provides information about the Commission's education ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
FTC Report Sheds New Light on Food Marketing to Children and ...
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the results of a study on food marketing to children and adolescents. The report, Marketing Food to Children and Adolescents: A Review of Industry Expenditures, Activities, and Self-Regulation, finds that 44 major food and beverage marketers spent $1.6 billion to promote their products to children under 12 and adolescents ages 12 to 17 in the United States in 2006. The report finds that the landscape of food advertising to youth is dominated by integrated advertising campaigns that combine traditional media, such as television, with previously unmeasured forms of marketing, such as ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
New rules on target date funds fall short
BOSTON (MarketWatch) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed new rules for target-date funds, those all-in-one funds widely adopted by many retirement savers and widely criticized by many experts. But do the proposed rules go far enough? You might recall government officials and lawmakers held numerous hearings in the wake of the 2008-09 market debacle in which investors learned the hard way that even the safest of these target-date funds lost money. Officials promised to come up with new rules to make "TDFs" less harmful to a retirement saver's wealth. Well, the SEC published in a 100-page ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
FDA takes its time on tobacco regulation
RICHMOND, Va. — A year after a new law put tobacco regulation in the hands of the Food and Drug Administration, one thing is clear: It will likely be years before any of the most aggressive steps to reduce deaths from smoking might happen. When President Barack Obama signed the bill into law last June, anti-tobacco advocates suggested it could lead to a reduction in nicotine levels, a ban on menthol cigarettes or other aggressive moves. Such moves are still a long way down the road as the FDA takes its time assessing the scientific evidence for what would best improve public health. That leaves the future of the industry ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Unfair Commercial Practices
Císařová, Z.; Křesťanová, V.: Act on Advertising Regulation (with commentaries, as to October 1, 2002), Linde, Praha 2002 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Frequently Asked Advertising Questions: A Guide for Small Business
Additional laws apply to ads for specialized products like consumer leases, credit, 900 telephone numbers, and products sold through mail order or telephone sales. And every state has consumer protection laws that govern ads running in that state. According to the FTC's Deception Policy Statement , an ad is deceptive if it contains a statement - or omits information - that: According to the Federal Trade Commission Act and the FTC's Unfairness Policy Statement , an ad or business practice is unfair if: A typical inquiry follows these steps: The FTC looks at the ad from the point of view of the "reasonable ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Political Economy of “Truth-in-Advertising” Regulation during ...
enacted state level truth-in-advertising regulation. By comparing the impact of the FTC. Act on states that had introduced regulation prior to 1914 with ...
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Other US government regulations for business include those concerned with intellectual property protection, privacy, registration of business names and above all, business contracts. The consequences of failure to comply with government regulations could be very serious for your small business. Take some pains to acquire a general picture of the regulatory environment at your small business start. Business Structure US government regulations for business allow you to adopt different structures to carry on the business. You can do business as a sole trader, in partnership with others or as a corporate entity. There are ...