YPC Weekly Newsletter

2004


PENALTIES FOR CIGARETTE ADVERTISING ON RADIO AIR

On February 27 the National Commission on Television and Radio passed a decision on imposing an administrative fine on “Van” radio station and Radio “HAY” for the violations of the ban on tobacco advertising in broadcast media, as stipulated by the RA Law “On Advertising”. By the findings of monitoring made by National Commission, on February 3 Radio “HAY" broadcasted the commercials of cigarettes produced by an Armenian company eight times, and “Van” radio did so twice on February 11.