Posts Tagged ‘False advertising’

Advertising of prescription medicines should be banned Comments 0

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Consumer New Zealand is campaigning for direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription medicines to be banned. Consumer says the advertisements don’t provide people with useful information. The advertisements sell the promise of a quick fix, but Consumer doesn’t think they provide all the facts needed for people to make an informed choice. A study has found Read more

Church again promoting controversial healing oil… with disclaimers Comments 0

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Three branches of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) recently held events in Auckland where vials of olive oil in crucifix-shaped bottles were gifted, not sold, to churchgoers. The church’s bishop, Victor Silva who is currently in Fiji, said via email that the UCKG believed God could heal people. “We – like Read more