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Using scientific or clinical claims in advertising for therapeutic goods

It’s important to understand how to correctly use scientific or clinical claims when advertising therapeutic goods to the public.

Pete Evans’ company fined $25,200

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued two infringement notices to Peter Evans Chef totalling $25,200 for alleged breaches of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act). Mr Evans is the sole Director/Secretary of the Company.

Advertising pharmacy only medicines

Schedule 3 medicines are pharmacist-only medicines. They are available from pharmacies without a prescription; however, a pharmacist must be consulted to ensure professional advice is received. Schedule 3 medicines will have the words ‘PHARMACIST ONLY MEDICINE’ on the label.

MMS Australia fined $151,200

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued twelve infringement notices totalling $151,200 for the alleged unlawful advertising of Miracle Mineral Supplement (also referred to as Miracle Mineral Solution) and other medicines by Southern Cross Directories trading as MMS Australia.

News media photo of the week

Our weekly pick for the most impactful images in news media from AAP.

Competitive advantages of maintaining ad investment during CV-19

Analysis of marketing spend in difficult economic times shows brands that maintain or increase advertising, relative to competitors, gain market share

Australia’s leading content creators highlight growth opportunities for brands advertising during CV-19

Australia’s leading premium content creation companies have joined together to launch a campaign alerting marketers to the competitive advantages of maintaining advertising investment during CV-19.

Australian publishers respond to COVID-19

Here’s how news brands are responding to the current crisis

Articles of Interest: marketing during a crisis

During times of uncertainty, Australians turn to trusted, credible journalism

ATP Science receives $302,400 penalty from the TGA

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued ATP Science with 24 infringement notices totalling $302,400.

Oxymed Australia penalised $63,000

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued Oxymed Australia five infringement notices, with penalties of $63,000 for alleged advertising breaches.

Advertising prostitution in Queensland

In Queensland under the Prostitution Act it is an offence to publish an advertisement for prostitution if it is not in the approved form. The…