| Commentary

41.1 Medicines

| Commentary

41 Medicines and medicinal claims

41.1 Medicines

Detailed provisions concerning the advertising and promotion of medicinal products are contained in the Medicines Act 19681 and the Medicines (Advertising) Regulations 19942. In addition, various codes contain supplementary rules relating to health claims, medicines and treatments3.

‘Advertisement’ is defined in the Medicines Act 1968 as including every form of advertising, whether in a publication; by the display of any notice; by means of any catalogue, price list, letter (whether circular or addressed to a particular person) or other document; by words inscribed on any article; or by means of photograph, film, sound recording, or

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