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FDA Proposes New Warnings For Cigarette Advertising And Packaging
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just issued a proposed rule requiring new warnings for cigarette advertising and packaging.
United States
22 Aug 2019
WHO Says Many Baby Foods Are Improperly Marketed
WHO recommends that children should be breastfed exclusively for the first 6 months.
United States
29 Jul 2019
Court Vacates HHS Rule Requiring Disclosure Of Drug Prices In Television Commercials
In May, we reported that the United States Department of Health and Human Services finalized a new rule that requires most television commercial advertising for prescription drugs to disclose their list prices.
United States
12 Jul 2019
FTC & FDA Send Warning Letters Over Alzheimer's And Other Treatment Claims
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission jointly sent warning letters to three companies who are marketing dietary supplements as treatment for Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses.
United States
13 Feb 2019
Surprising No One, CBS Rejects Medical Marijuana Super Bowl Ad
According to Bloomberg News, Acreage Holdings submitted an ad to CBS touting the benefits of medical marijuana to those suffering with severe medical conditions in hopes that the spot would air during Super Bowl LIII.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Court Awards Six Figures To Model Falsely "Diagnosed" With HIV In Ad Campaign
As reported in an earlier blog post, a model, whose stock photo was used in an New York State ad campaign advocating for the rights of HIV+ people ...
United States
19 Dec 2018
It's Doctor Recommended! Or Is It?
Two cases this week – one from the FTC and one from NAD – deal, in part, with doctor recommended claims. In the NAD case, the advertiser, Capillus Inc.,
United States
11 Dec 2018
Health In A Bottle
Sometimes you see an ad and you think "No! That can't possibly be real!"
United States
14 Nov 2018
FTC Goes After Dissolvable Oral Film Strips
A federal district court in California temporarily enjoined a company's advertising of dissolvable oral film strips that the FTC alleged were deceptively marketed as health aids.
United States
30 Oct 2018
Clinically Proven To Make You Feel Better
This is the claim I saw on a poster in a store window this morning on my way to work.
United States
1 Oct 2018
Kombucha Kase Krumbles
As a Brooklyn resident, I immediately paid attention to news about four lawsuits involving formerly hippie and now hipster beverage kombucha.
United States
23 Sep 2018
New NAD Case Provides Roadmap For Health Claims
As part of its routine monitoring program and in conjunction with NAD's initiative with the Council for Responsible Nutrition, NAD opened an inquiry ...
United States
24 Jul 2018
FTC Policy Statement Focuses On Homeopathic Health Claims
The FTC is therefore concerned that much of the current advertising for OTC homeopathic products is misleading or deceptive, in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act.
United States
5 Dec 2016
New Online Tool Helps Mobile App Developers Manage Healthcare Compliance
Here is some news about an important new resource for mobile app developers working in the healthcare space.
United States
14 Apr 2016
LabMD Decision Clarifies Corporate Liability For Data Security Breaches
A recent decision in a long-running data security case is a must-read for corporate executives charged with ensuring the security of personal information.
United States
2 Dec 2015
Federal Government Announces New HIPAA Privacy Audits For Companies That Handle Healthcare Data
Here's some news for companies that have to comply with the privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA").
United States
21 Oct 2015
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