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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Eden Life and Green Field gave commitments to the commission not to engage in deceptive marketing practices again.
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.
5K checks totally $464K to consumers who fell prey to the deceptive marketing claims of Manon Fernet and her "Freedom Center Against Obesity.
Furthermore, these additional charges may constitute `hidden' costs of acquiring cellular telecommunication services, giving the impression that the prices of such services are lower than they actually are in reality, thereby constituting a deceptive marketing practice in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010.
76 of Insurance Ordinance, 2000 by engaging in misleading and deceptive marketing of the Package and could not be absolved from its responsibility and ought to have ensured that the package was fully disclosed to passengers/Policy - holders Company during the period of contravention, misled the Policy holders and gained a substantial amount and could not be let scot-free Impugned order was upheld on merits of the case and Company was directed to re-calculate the fine on the threshold of S.
He added: "Given all we know about the dangers of smoking, we cannot allow deceptive marketing gimmicks to be used to lure our children into a deadly addiction that will kill half of those who become addicted.
As part of its efforts to promote fair business practices and curb deceptive marketing by firms, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has recently taken actions thus resulting in corrective behaviour and compliance by the companies under scrutiny.
The Competition Bureau is accusing furniture and home appliance retailers Leon's and The Brick of engaging in deceptive marketing by enticing customers with "buy now, pay later" promotions and then charging them various administrative fees and taxes up front.
Islamabad -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan has prepared Deceptive Marketing Guidelines draft for telecom companies as part of its efforts to protect consumers from anti-competitive behaviour through ensuring compliance in telecom sector sales, marketing, advertising, and communication in all forms across all mediums, online and point of sale.
bank and ordered a refund of about $140 million to its customers for engaging in deceptive marketing practices to mislead or bully customers into paying for add-ons, like credit protection and credit monitoring products, when they activiated their credit cards.
The Timeshare Resale Accountability Act was enacted to protect Florida consumers, and help put an end to deceptive marketing practices conducted by fraudulent timeshare resale companies that have been targeting consumers under the guise of offering a service to help sell their timeshare product.
The Humane Society filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming the National Pork Producers Council is using deceptive marketing with regard to the well-being of animals.