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New study finds trading standards close to breaking point trying to regulate misleading marketing claims on healthcare products

Ineffective and dangerous health products are being advertised to the public for serious medical conditions in breach of consumer protection regulations, while cash-strapped trading standards departments struggle to keep traders in line. A new study has confirmed that laws intended to protect vulnerable consumers against misleading health-related marketing claims are simply not being enforced.

Read the press release: New study finds trading standards close to breaking point trying to regulate misleading marketing claims on healthcare products

Download the report: Testing the Effectiveness of Consumer Legislation for Health-Related Claims

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