ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour
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ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour

26 Nov 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Advertising Standards Agency has ruled that an advert from the Health Lottery promoting an online direct debit offer cannot be shown as it is irresponsible and encourages gambling.

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Demand for door-to-door outstrips supply, as AAP launches Refugee Council campaign

Charities are reporting being turned away from door-to-door fundraising agencies as they are operating at full capacity, according to newcomer AAP Fundraising.

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