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15th Dec 2017

Sweden push for EU ban on children TV adverts

The Swedes, who have had a ban in place for 10 years, are inviting government and industry representatives from all member states to Stockholm next month to discuss plans to make it illegal for advertisers to target children under 12, reports Electronic Telegraph

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