Spain Says You Can't be Hot Before 10 PM

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In Spain, certain dieting and beauty ads may be banned from advertising before 10PM. A new law states, "Broadcasters cannot carry advertisements for things that encourage the cult of the body and have a negative impact on self-image - such as slimming products, surgical procedures and beauty treatments - which are based on ideas of social rejection as a result of one's physical image or that success is dependent on factors such as weight or looks."

No word on banning ads that make you fat like, oh, say, McDonald's and Burger King.

by Steve Hall    Jan-22-10   Click to Comment   
Topic: Policy   

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