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New rule announced on the advertising of electronic cigarettes

Discussion in 'In The News' started by junglist, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. junglist

    junglist Administrator Staff Member

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  2. WaitFor1t88

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    well thats really clear :rolleyes::(
     
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  3. SirLugg

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    Roger that.
    As in fuck - I didn't understand what they meant.
     
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  4. Greebo

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    I just read it as blah blah blah. Don't know whether the ending was any good as I nodded off.
     
  5. ianleeds

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    At some point in future an e-cig, juice or tank manufacturer/retailer or a website will be taken to court for 'breaking the law' in regards to promoting or advertising a product, or products.
    At that point things will be clearer (or not ! ) as a president will be set for future court cases.
    Until that point comes, we know fuck all :p
     
  6. Mr Numpty

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    Took a bit of perseverance, but some pertinent points seem to be:

    In practice ads for the following products are prohibited:
    Nicotine-containing disposable e-cigarettes 
    Nicotine-containing e-liquids 
    Any e-cigarette which can be used to consume nicotine-containing e-liquid even if it is marketed as being for the consumption of non-nicotine e-liquid.

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    Media which are subject to the prohibitions The rule in the CAP Code contains two bullet points. The first prohibits advertisements in:  newspapers
    magazines
    periodicals
    The second bullet point prohibits ads in “online media and some other forms of electronic media”.

    Sounds like it has implications for the forum.
     
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  7. hol

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    Prohibits ads in online media? Hmm, could have implications for youtubers too, if taken to the extreme as a review could be seen as an advert? Bit draconian.
     
  8. Greebo

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    Thanks @Mr Numpty for the abridged version. Can you now tell me the plot of War & Peace please?
     
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  9. HAZZA1962

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    F**K Them !!! There's ways to get around anything the Meddling Prick's throw at us !!!
     
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  10. Alstoj79

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    It does say this right at the beginning...
    "unlicensed, nicotine-containing electronic cigarettes in some non-broadcast media. "
    So only unlicensed and only some non-broadcast media. Whatever that means?
     

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