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NAD bounces Notox to FTC

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Claims for A.D. Pharma's alcohol-intoxication reducer have been referred to the Federal Trade Commission after the firm failed to make a "bona fide good faith attempt to bring its advertising into compliance with NAD's recommendations," the Council of Better Business Bureaus division says in an Aug. 19 release. Notox was the subject of a NAD inquiry in the spring (1"The Tan Sheet" May 3, 2004, In Brief). At issue were claims that clinical studies indicate the Panax ginseng/citrus reticulate supplement "combats the effects of alcohol intoxication." The watchdog group notes that the television commercial NAD objected to has been permanently discontinued...

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