General Relevant Articles on Commercial Speech | Nick Papadis | April 18, 2016

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General Relevant Articles on Commercial Speech

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  1. 1 Show/Hide More Free Speech Advertising
    Addresses the lawsuit against POM Wonderful, which argued that their claim that the drink helped prevent heart disease and other health issues was not supported by significant research. Also addresses case against some airline companies which required them to advertise prices with all taxes and fees included
  2. 2 Show/Hide More Pot Ad Regs: Overly Restrictive or Too Lax?
    Summarizes the controversy of banning advertisements for marijuana in states where it is legal, despite the existence of a federal ban
  3. 3 Show/Hide More Victory For Commercial Free Speech At The Supreme Court
    Addresses the negative attitudes towards advertising from politicians and provides an overview of the case Sorrell v. IMS Health, in which the Supreme Court struck down a Vermont law restricting pharmaceutical advertising to doctors using information from data miners
  4. 4 Show/Hide More Ethical and Legal issues in Advertising
    “List of Ethical & Legal Issues When Advertising” The link summarizes key ethical and legal issues, which include, “truth in advertising, advertising to children, advertising harmful products, and advertising tactics.”
  5. 5 Show/Hide More About the FTC
    This is the official FTC website that outlines its “mission, vision, strategic goals, and how FTC benefits customers.” Additionally, the link covers various press releases, blogs, speeches, audio/video, cases, and proceedings, and a section on tips and advice for consumers.
  6. 6 Show/Hide More Truth in Advertising about page
    “Truth in Advertising” (TINA) mission serves “to be the go-to online resource dedicated to empowering consumers to protect themselves and one another against false advertising and deceptive marketing.” TINA offers readers a myriad of press releases, blogs, consumer news reports, and opportunities to get involved.
  7. 7 Show/Hide More Chobani Yogurt Lawsuit
    This article sums up a case brought by General Mills against its competitor brand, Chobani Yogurt. The case came after Chobani claimed that the opposing brand used “Bug Spray” in its product.  To read the complaint of the case, click here.
  8. 8 Show/Hide More Forbes Looks into Cheerios
    This Forbes article discusses whether the brand Cheerios is actually a healthy source of protein or if the advertising is incorrect.
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