Consumers seek curbs on false advertising of health products | Bangkok Post: news

News >

Consumers seek curb on false adverts

  • Published: | Viewed: 3,584 | Comments: 4
  • Online news:
  • Writer: Online Reporters
- +

Consumer advocates have asked the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) to put curbs on advertisements making exaggerated claims for healthcare products on cable TV. 

Kamchai Noibanchong, secretary general of Consumer Protection Association's office in Saraburi province, along with  networks from Ang Thong, Sing Buri and Ayutthaya,  filed a petition with NBTC member Supinya Klangnarong on Friday.

The groups are complaining that advertisements for health products make exaggerated claims about the properties of the products, and that  illegal advertisements are being broadcast on six cable TV channels.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

4 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments