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Sadiq_KhanMr. Khan said he wanted to send a “clear message” to the advertising industry with the new guidelines, which will take effect next month.

Source: Sadiq Khan, New London Mayor, Bans Ads Promoting Unhealthy Body Image – The New York Times

If I am being completely honest, I have yet to make up my mind on this article. On the one hand I think free speech should be protected under all circumstances, advertisements being one of them. However, I can also see why it would be beneficial to society if people were not being exposed to images that would negatively impact them. I would definitely encourage people to get a discussion going about this issue because it seems to be ever more relevant in our time.

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