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Hot topics

We all interact with advertising on a daily basis. So here we examine the advertising trends that prompt complaints, explore some of the wider societal themes surrounding advertising, explain the action that the ASA has taken and put our decisions and the Advertising Codes in context.

Hot topic (select title to open)
Children and advertising hot topic Children and advertising
Food and drink Food and drink
Spotting Online Ads
Overseas mailings Overseas mailings
Gambling Gambling
Alcohol Alcohol
Holidays and travel Holidays and travel
Health and Beauty_40 Health and beauty
Broadband: A need for speed Broadband 
Employment Employment opportunities
charity hot topic Charity Ads
Misleading Misleading Advertising
Copycat websites

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