false advertising

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false advertising

Advertising that contains blatantly false or misleading statements, whether intentional or not.False advertising may be grounds for rescission,or cancellation,of a contract,and it may also provide the basis for an award of compensatory and punitive damages.

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CCP is mandated under the Competition Act to ensure free competition in all spheres of commercial and economic activity, to ensure economic efficiency and to protect consumers from anti-competitive practices indulging deceptive marketing.
Deceptive marketing practices have a direct impact on consumers and the public at large.
ISLAMABAD -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a penalty of Rs4.25 million on seven fabric and packaging companies for deceptive marketing practices and fraudulently using the registered trademark of ShajarPak (Pvt) Limited, a fabric manufacturer.
Purdue and other drug companies are being sued by local governments that claim the companies used deceptive marketing that encouraged doctors to overprescribe opioids, the AP reported.
Anne Arundel County became the first jurisdiction in the state to file such a lawsuit earlier this month, accusing pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of misleading and deceptive marketing practices which accelerated the opioid addiction epidemic.
The packaging boasts of 'pure' and '100% fruit juice' which has caused consumers to be misled resulting in deceptive marketing. The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notices to many fruit juice manufacturers.
FRB has accused the firm of 'deceptive marketing practices.'
The second half of the book examines cases decided on deceptive marketing, intentional interference with contract, fraud, trademark infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
* A class action lawsuit has been filed in federal district court in New York against KAS Direct LLC, alleging that the company uses deceptive marketing and business practices to promote its Babyganics line of infant-oriented health, hygiene, and personal care and household cleaning products.
subsidiaries violated New Mexico's air quality standards and engaged in deceptive marketing to pass off certain diesel models as clean and efficient.
In his welcome address, Zulfiqar Ali Khan said that the Competition Law enforcement was crucial for purging the economy from cartelisation, abuse of dominance and deceptive marketing practices as well as protecting consumers from anti-competitive behaviour.