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  • Fontem Ventures BV t/a Blu

    • Not Upheld
    • Regional press
    • 29 June 2016

    A four-page wraparound press ad for Blu electronic cigarettes was published in the London Evening Standard on 18 April. The front cover showed an image of the back of a nude woman with her head turned to look back towards the camera holding an e-cigarette. Text stated “JUST YOU & blu E-cigarettes”.

  • Medipen Ltd t/a

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site), Internet (social networking)
    • 18 May 2016

    Claims on a website and the advertiser's Facebook profile page, seen on 17 November 2015, promoted a cannabidiol (CBD) oil vaporiser.

    a. Claims on [sic] stated, "The World's First All Natural Cannabis Vaporiser". Text at the top of the page stated, "MEDIPEN" alongside a logo which included a gr...