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Newsmax
'No Man's Sky' Investigated: Gamers Say Ad Graphics Are MisleadingThe video game "No Man's Sky" is being investigated by the U.K.’s Advertising S
'No Man's Sky' Investigated: Gamers Say Ad Graphics Are Misleading
Newsmax / Posted 12 hours ago
The video game "No Man's Sky" is being investigated by the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority after complaints about the game's advertising being misleading. The investigation centers around the game’s Steam page, from which gamers can purchase... Read more
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Mashable
'No Man's Sky' under investigation for 'misleading' adNo Man's Sky is under investigation from the UK's Advertising Standards Authori
'No Man's Sky' under investigation for 'misleading' ad
Mashable / Posted 15 hours ago
No Man's Sky is under investigation from the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over allegations that its promotional material is misleading in regards to the features in the actual game. The ASA, an independent regulator whose role is to... Read more
15h
ExtremeTech
No Man’s Sky is now under investigation for false advertising The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority announced it’s investigating the way
No Man’s Sky is now under investigation for false advertising
ExtremeTech / Posted 15 hours ago
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority announced it’s investigating the way No Man’s Sky has been advertised on Steam. Regulators from the ASA have examined the game’s Steam page and,... Read more
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16h
Daily Mirror
Watch the Carlsberg advert featuring Stuart Pearce that has been bannedfootball on the site. Crates of Carlsberg were handed out to workers on a cons
Watch the Carlsberg advert featuring Stuart Pearce that has been banned
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
football on the site. Crates of Carlsberg were handed out to workers on a construction site However, the ad fell foul of Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) regulations and was banned. “We considered that the delivery of a large crate of... Read more
21h
Nottingham Post
Jeremy Corbyn praises Nottingham City Council in keynote speechRobin Hood Energy company to provide affordable energy." Read more: City counc
Jeremy Corbyn praises Nottingham City Council in keynote speech
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 hours ago
Robin Hood Energy company to provide affordable energy." Read more: City council's anti-begging posters banned by Advertising Standards Authority He also picked out councils in Newcastle, providing free wi-fi in 69 public buildings across... Read more
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CNET
No Man's Sky investigated over misleading advertising claimsThe UK's Advertising Standards Authority is investigating action-adventure surv
No Man's Sky investigated over misleading advertising claims
CNET / Posted yesterday
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority is investigating action-adventure survival video game No Man's Sky after it received "several complaints" about the game's potentially misleading advertising. A representative for the organization confirmed... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Hucknall murder victim's family so upset they considered suicideget away from her but he wouldn't listen because he loved her." Read more: Cit
Hucknall murder victim's family so upset they considered suicide
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
get away from her but he wouldn't listen because he loved her." Read more: City council's anti-begging posters banned by Advertising Standards Authority She then called emergency services and told them: "I've just stabbed my boyfriend. He's... Read more
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Games Radar
No Man's Sky is under investigation by the UK's Advertising Standards Authoritymisled or deceived by No Man's Sky's marketing campaign, you're not alone. Afte
No Man's Sky is under investigation by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority
Games Radar / Posted yesterday
misled or deceived by No Man's Sky's marketing campaign, you're not alone. After receiving numerous complaints, the UK's Advertising Standards Authority has launched an investigation into the matter. That's a big deal, because if the ASA... Read more
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International Business Times
No Man's Sky is being investigated by the Advertising Standards AuthorityThe UK's Advertising Standards Authority has confirmed it has launched an inves
No Man's Sky is being investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority has confirmed it has launched an investigation into Hello Games' controversial No Man's Sky following complaints from disappointed players. The regulator will be investigating assets used to sell the game... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Adverts banned for portraying beggars asthe campaign was developed in response to the public's view that begging was be
Adverts banned for portraying beggars as
Thame Gazette / Posted yesterday
the campaign was developed in response to the public's view that begging was becoming an increasing problem locally. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said the language used in the ads was "absolute" and "reinforced the implication that... Read more
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express
Men are 'more likely than women' to make complaints about advertisementsTurns out that men are more likely to raise concerns over ads The Advertising
Men are 'more likely than women' to make complaints about advertisements
express / Posted yesterday
Turns out that men are more likely to raise concerns over ads The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said 56 per cent of complaints came from men compared with 41 per cent of women with the remainder coming from organisations. Almost two thirds... Read more
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The Irish Times
Carlsberg’s Stuart Pearce ad gets red card for dangerous play“Help yourselves.” The workers cheer and take a break to play football but are
Carlsberg’s Stuart Pearce ad gets red card for dangerous play
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
“Help yourselves.” The workers cheer and take a break to play football but are not shown drinking beer. Nevertheless, the Advertising Standards Authority received a complaint from Alcohol Concern that it broke ad rules because it showed a large... Read more
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Nottingham Post
City council's anti-begging adverts banned by standards authoritythe campaign was developed in response to the public's view that begging was be
City council's anti-begging adverts banned by standards authority
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
the campaign was developed in response to the public's view that begging was becoming an increasing problem locally. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said the language used in the ads was "absolute" and "reinforced the implication that... Read more
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express
Council posters BANNED for 'reinforcing negative stereotypes' about beggarsthe campaign was developed in response to the public's view that begging was be
Council posters BANNED for 'reinforcing negative stereotypes' about beggars
express / Posted 2 days ago
the campaign was developed in response to the public's view that begging was becoming an increasing problem locally. The Advertising Standards Authority said language in the ads was “absolute” and “reinforced the implication that those who begged... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Men 'more likely than women' to make complaints about advertisementswomen and consumers in Greater London and the South East are the most likely to
Men 'more likely than women' to make complaints about advertisements
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
women and consumers in Greater London and the South East are the most likely to raise their concerns, figures show. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said 56% of complaints came from men compared with 41% of women with the remainder... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Homeopathy Decision to be Challenged27 September 2016, 3:38 pmPress Release: Society for Science Based Healthcare T
Homeopathy Decision to be Challenged
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
27 September 2016, 3:38 pmPress Release: Society for Science Based Healthcare The Advertising Standards Authority has decided to not uphold a complaint, made by Society for Science Based Healthcare member... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Purbeck Gazette banned from running golliwog advertthe Purbeck Gazette. It depicted a golly character holding a pint of ginger be
Purbeck Gazette banned from running golliwog advert
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
the Purbeck Gazette. It depicted a golly character holding a pint of ginger beer and the text “English Freedom.” But the Advertising Standards Authority has ordered that the ad must not reappear in the same form after two complainants claimed it... Read more
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Daily Mail
How the big beauty brands fool you into forking outand makes the brand seem like it has a scientific basis and is, therefore, effe
How the big beauty brands fool you into forking out
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
and makes the brand seem like it has a scientific basis and is, therefore, effective,' she says. Rodial rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for claiming their Boob Job cream could increase a woman's bra size Clinique: one of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Blackburn TV presenter warned after tweeting about snackTOP STORIES: The tweet should have been marked to show she was being paid to p
Blackburn TV presenter warned after tweeting about snack
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
TOP STORIES: The tweet should have been marked to show she was being paid to promote the company’s products, the Advertising Standards Authority said. Odudu, 28, a former presenter on Big Brother’s spin-off show Bit On The Side, should... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Motherbuffer' gripe stopped in its tracksexclamation as the train approaches: "Motherbuffer!" Pieter Pretorius, Irma Er
'Motherbuffer' gripe stopped in its tracks
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
exclamation as the train approaches: "Motherbuffer!" Pieter Pretorius, Irma Erasmus and Andrew Kaye complained to the Advertising Standards Authority that the expression was "an attempt to hide vulgar language" and was being emulated by... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TV presenter AJ Odudu warned after paid-for tweet about Alpro snacksummer snack vibes". The tweet should have been marked to show she was being p
TV presenter AJ Odudu warned after paid-for tweet about Alpro snack
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
summer snack vibes". The tweet should have been marked to show she was being paid to promote the company's products, the Advertising Standards Authority said. Odudu, 28, a former presenter on Big Brother's spin-off show Bit On The Side, should... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
TV presenter AJ Odudu warned after paid-for tweet about Alpro snacksummer snack vibes". The tweet should have been marked to show she was being p
TV presenter AJ Odudu warned after paid-for tweet about Alpro snack
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
summer snack vibes". The tweet should have been marked to show she was being paid to promote the company's products, the Advertising Standards Authority said. Odudu, 28, a former presenter on Big Brother's spin-off show Bit On The Side, should... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Water companies declare war on 'flushable' wet wipes"flushable" wet wipes, which are clogging up the nation's toilets, drains and s
Water companies declare war on 'flushable' wet wipes
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
"flushable" wet wipes, which are clogging up the nation's toilets, drains and sewers. A report has been presented to the Advertising Standards Authority that calls for a ban on the word "flushable" on the wipes, which do not break down like... Read more
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Ipswich Star
University of Suffolk to honour ‘distinguished’ figures from the county including Oscar-winner, Olympic medallist and BAFTA nomineehead of the new sixth form at Stowupland High School. Towards the end of his te
University of Suffolk to honour ‘distinguished’ figures from the county including Oscar-winner, Olympic medallist and BAFTA nominee
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 days ago
head of the new sixth form at Stowupland High School. Towards the end of his teaching career he joined the council of the Advertising Standards Authority in 2004. He also took roles on the Architects Registration Board, Ofqual and the Press... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Burgen ad accused of sexualising breadon your comments and hope you may change your mind about not buying our bread."
Burgen ad accused of sexualising bread
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
on your comments and hope you may change your mind about not buying our bread." This is not the first time Burgen has been criticised over its advertising. A similar complaint was raised in 2014, but dismissed by the Advertising Standards Author... Read more
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Herald.ie
Raunchy billboard ad has councillors hot under the collarwith both independent councillor Damien O'Farrell and Green Party councillor Ci
Raunchy billboard ad has councillors hot under the collar
Herald.ie / Posted 15 days ago
with both independent councillor Damien O'Farrell and Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe lodging complaints with the Advertising Standards Authority Ireland. Mr O'Farrell said the billboard implies that women are there for "men's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
OSPRI – An Empire Built on a Fallacy?campaigns claiming that nearly half of all Tb infections in cattle are caused b
OSPRI – An Empire Built on a Fallacy?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
campaigns claiming that nearly half of all Tb infections in cattle are caused by possum.He lodged a complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about false advertising by OSPRI. The complaint initially failed by a majority... Read more
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express
'I give my diabetic child SUGAR because she needs it': Irate mum SLAMS new Scottish TV adcome out firmly against the advert, saying it shames those with their condition
'I give my diabetic child SUGAR because she needs it': Irate mum SLAMS new Scottish TV ad
express / Posted 17 days ago
come out firmly against the advert, saying it shames those with their condition, which is not related to diet. Now the Advertising Standards Authority are investigating the FSS, who have embarrassingly had to amend the ad. Related... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Backlash prompts investigation into ‘appalling, terribly informed' diabetes adand "terribly informed". They claim is shames those with the condition, which
Backlash prompts investigation into ‘appalling, terribly informed' diabetes ad
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
and "terribly informed". They claim is shames those with the condition, which is completely unrelated to diet. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has launched a probe into the FSS, who have been forced to amend the advert to... Read more
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metro
This Scottish diabetes advert made a lot of people very angryfrom type one diabetics – saying the ad shames those with their condition, whic
This Scottish diabetes advert made a lot of people very angry
metro / Posted 19 days ago
from type one diabetics – saying the ad shames those with their condition, which is completely unrelated to diet. Now the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) are investigating the FSS, who have been forced to retract the inaccurate advert. The... Read more
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heraldscotland
Watchdog probes ‘appalling’ diabetes TV advertdiabetics and their parents saying the advert stigmatises those with their cond
Watchdog probes ‘appalling’ diabetes TV advert
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
diabetics and their parents saying the advert stigmatises those with their condition, which is unrelated to diet. Now the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is investigating the FSS, which has been forced to amend the inaccurate advert. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
"Miracle" cream that costs just £30 will get rid of wrinkles - here's the proofvisibly tightening under-eye bags in less than 60 seconds – which seemed so far
"Miracle" cream that costs just £30 will get rid of wrinkles - here's the proof
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
visibly tightening under-eye bags in less than 60 seconds – which seemed so far-fetched it was reported to watchdogs. The Advertising Standards Authority looked at evidence presented by its Australian manufacturer, The Perfect Cosmetics Company,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Meat supplier cluckin' sorry for cheep shottongue-in-cheek." Two vegans, Colleen Mollentze of Johannesburg and Joanne Fai
Meat supplier cluckin' sorry for cheep shot
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
tongue-in-cheek." Two vegans, Colleen Mollentze of Johannesburg and Joanne Fairbrother of Cape Town, complained to the Advertising Standards Authority about the drawing. In its finding, the ASA said the BRM Brands trucks featured "an animated... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Irish pub in Glasgow causes a stir with a Zombie Rangers FC advertSmith which said the club was a "continuing entity" now owned by a new company,
Irish pub in Glasgow causes a stir with a Zombie Rangers FC advert
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 days ago
Smith which said the club was a "continuing entity" now owned by a new company, Rangers International Football Club. The Advertising Standards Authority in December, 2013, in considering challenges to Rangers' claims as "Scotland's most... Read more
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heraldscotland
Irish pub in Glasgow causes a stir with a Zombie Rangers FC advertSmith which said the club was a "continuing entity" now owned by a new company,
Irish pub in Glasgow causes a stir with a Zombie Rangers FC advert
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
Smith which said the club was a "continuing entity" now owned by a new company, Rangers International Football Club. The Advertising Standards Authority in December, 2013, in considering challenges to Rangers' claims as "Scotland's most... Read more
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walesonline
Advert banned after its use of term 'double D' deemed to be sexistIt’s B, U, double D and we all love a double D, right?” Listen to the advert
Advert banned after its use of term 'double D' deemed to be sexist
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
It’s B, U, double D and we all love a double D, right?” Listen to the advert Following complaints from two listeners, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) reviewed the advert and has banned it. In their ruling the ASA said: “The ASA... Read more
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Daily Mail
The £50 cream even the advert watchdogs says will banish wrinklesof My Perfect Eyes costs just £50 Many cynics then sat back and waited for it
The £50 cream even the advert watchdogs says will banish wrinkles
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
of My Perfect Eyes costs just £50 Many cynics then sat back and waited for it to get a dressing down. But remarkably, the Advertising Standards Authority has instead given the product the thumbs up. It ruled that the cream really does smooth out... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Adulters' website agrees not to advertise before 9pm after Protestant pressurethe children who are the victims,’ he said on Radio 1 news. The SGP, which opp
Adulters' website agrees not to advertise before 9pm after Protestant pressure
DutchNews.nl / Posted 23 days ago
the children who are the victims,’ he said on Radio 1 news. The SGP, which opposes gay rights and thinks women should not become involved in politics, had also submitted a complaint to the advertising standards authority but the protest was reject... Read more
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Scotsman
Firm rapped for selling “island cruise” using CalMac ferriesafter receiving a complaint that the term, “island cruise” and the description
Firm rapped for selling “island cruise” using CalMac ferries
Scotsman / Posted 28 days ago
after receiving a complaint that the term, “island cruise” and the description of the journey were misleading, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has censured National Holidays. In a written ruling, the ASA said: “The ASA considered... Read more
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express
Holiday firm rapped for promoting trip on public ferry as ‘island cruise’amazing marine wildlife to be found around these beautiful Scottish islands."Re
Holiday firm rapped for promoting trip on public ferry as ‘island cruise’
express / Posted 29 days ago
amazing marine wildlife to be found around these beautiful Scottish islands."Related articles A complaint was made to the Advertising Standards Authority(ASA) that the claim "island cruise" and the description of the boat ride were misleading.... Read more
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Scotsman
‘Island cruise’ ad banned after complaint it used public ferryseals and the amazing marine wildlife to be found around these beautiful Scotti
‘Island cruise’ ad banned after complaint it used public ferry
Scotsman / Posted 29 days ago
seals and the amazing marine wildlife to be found around these beautiful Scottish islands.” A complaint was made to the Advertising Standards Authority(ASA) that the claim “island cruise” and the description of the boat ride were... Read more
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International Business Times
Captain Morgan advert banned for suggesting alcohol makes you more confident and a better dancer"Put your captain face on" appears in the centre. Alcohol Concern, the leading
Captain Morgan advert banned for suggesting alcohol makes you more confident and a better dancer
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
"Put your captain face on" appears in the centre. Alcohol Concern, the leading UK charity on alcohol abuse, wrote to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to complain the advert was irresponsible because it implied alcohol "could contribute... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Captain Morgan's rum ad was banned for implying alcohol gives you confidenceCAPTAIN." Alcohol Concern — a national charity that works on alcohol issues —
Captain Morgan's rum ad was banned for implying alcohol gives you confidence
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
CAPTAIN." Alcohol Concern — a national charity that works on alcohol issues — and a member of the public complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) the spot was "irresponsible" because it implied drinking alcohol could contribute to an... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Captain Morgan's rum ad was banned for implying alcohol gives you confidenceCAPTAIN." Alcohol Concern — a national charity that works on alcohol issues —
Captain Morgan's rum ad was banned for implying alcohol gives you confidence
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
CAPTAIN." Alcohol Concern — a national charity that works on alcohol issues — and a member of the public complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) the spot was "irresponsible" because it implied drinking alcohol could contribute to an... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Captain Morgan's rum ad was banned for implying alcohol gives you confidenceCAPTAIN." Alcohol Concern — a national charity that works on alcohol issues —
Captain Morgan's rum ad was banned for implying alcohol gives you confidence
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
CAPTAIN." Alcohol Concern — a national charity that works on alcohol issues — and a member of the public complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) the spot was "irresponsible" because it implied drinking alcohol could contribute to an... Read more
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Bury Times
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidencedid not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidence
Bury Times / Posted 30 days ago
did not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had consumed or would consume alcohol. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said viewers were likely to understand that the central figure's behaviour resulted... Read more
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Harrow Times
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidencedid not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidence
Harrow Times / Posted 30 days ago
did not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had consumed or would consume alcohol. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said viewers were likely to understand that the central figure's behaviour resulted... Read more
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This is West Country
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidencedid not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidence
This is West Country / Posted 30 days ago
did not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had consumed or would consume alcohol. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said viewers were likely to understand that the central figure's behaviour resulted... Read more
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Gazette News
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidencedid not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidence
Gazette News / Posted 30 days ago
did not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had consumed or would consume alcohol. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said viewers were likely to understand that the central figure's behaviour resulted... Read more
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Bolton News
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidencedid not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had
Captain Morgan rum ad banned for implying alcohol boosts confidence
Bolton News / Posted 30 days ago
did not think that there was anything to suggest that the individuals shown had consumed or would consume alcohol. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said viewers were likely to understand that the central figure's behaviour resulted... Read more
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