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Is it an ad for medicinal cannabis?

Care needs to be taken that published information about medicinal cannabis does not appear to be designed or calculated to support or encourage the use or supply of medicinal cannabis.

To be or not to be ‘natural’

Like all medicines and medical devices, ‘natural’ products are intended to influence the human body or change something about the way the body acts. Inappropriate or excessive use of any medicine or medical device may cause harm.

Nowhere to run for Clinic over $38,600 penalty

The Running Clinic (Australia) formerly trading as the Heel Clinic, was convicted and fined for advertising offences under the National Law. It was fined $30,600 and ordered to pay AHPRA’s costs of $8,000.

Cryptic coin offerings

Australian law prohibits misleading or deceptive conduct in a range of circumstances, including  in connection with financial services, and in relation to a financial product.

10 reasons why you should be advertising in newspapers

Newspapers are trusted, reliable and efficient vehicles for helping advertisers’ messages reach target audiences. Find out some of the other things that make print so valuable.

News media organisations respond to AFP raids on News Corp, ABC. 

“Australians deserve better than laws that prohibit journalists from keeping them abreast of matters they are entitled to know about.”   

Advertising and the 2020 Olympic Games

Emblems and names for the Tokyo 2020 Games and other intellectual property associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Games are protected in Japan by the Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Prevention Law, Copyright Act, and so on.

GSK and Novartis feel pain over misleading Voltaren claims

GSK and Novartis admitted that from January 2012 to March 2017, they marketed Osteo Gel as being specifically formulated and more effective than Emulgel in treating osteoarthritis related pain and inflammation. In fact, Osteo Gel and Emulgel products are essentially the same.

TAXTIME becomes court time for Kogan

The ACCC has instituted proceedings against Kogan in the Federal Court alleging that Kogan made false or misleading representations about a 10% discount promotion, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.

Month on month cross platform news media readership grows in March

Digital news media readership drives increase

Month on month cross platform news media readership grows in March

Digital news media readership drives increase

Australia and New Zealand’s news media publishers win 22 medals at INMA 2019 Global Media Awards

Australian and New Zealand news media publishers have won 22 medals and honourable mentions at the INMA (International News Media Association) 2019 Global Media Awards…