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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