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Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002

Section 3: Advertising in newspapers, periodicals, etc

13.This section provides that in the case of advertising in the press, anyone in the chain from commissioning to selling an offending publication could also be guilty of an offence. This includes proprietors, editors and advertising agencies. The section also applies where publication is by electronic means. Certain exclusions are set out in section 4 and defences in section 5.

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