Full Ban on Gambling Ads Backed by the Wider Public in the UK, New Research Finds

Full Ban on Gambling Ads Backed by the Wider Public in the UK, New Research Finds

Nationwide research has found that the majority of the public in the UK supports a full ban on gambling advertising, while three-quarters of the public believe the authorities should impose take stricter measures in terms of the existing regime. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), an independent, multi-disciplinary charity, cited the survey in which more than 12,000 people participated, and urged the UK Government to use the ongoing review of the country‚Äôs gambling legislative and regulatory framework and reduce the number of gambling adverts aired on various media channels,…

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ASA Reports a Decline in British Children’s Exposure to TV Gambling Ads from 2013 Figures

ASA Reports a Decline in British Children’s Exposure to TV Gambling Ads from 2013 Figures

A few days ago, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) released its latest report on the exposure of British children to TV gambling adverts. According to the authority’s report, the exposure of the local underage audiences reached its lowest point for the last 13 years in 2020. The UK advertising regulator published the updated figures about the children’s exposure to age-restricted TV adverts, especially ads for gambling and alcohol, in 2020. The coronavirus outbreak significantly changed the daily routines and behaviours of local consumers, especially considering the periods of lockdown during…

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