NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 1973
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(Studio) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) charges 3 major drug companies with false advertising for products having aspirin content. Brands include Bufferin, Bayer, Anacin, Excedrin, Midol, Cope and Vanquish. FTC (Federal Trade Commission) suggests companies run counter ads. admitting false ads. made.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) [FTC spokesperson Gerald THAIN - says ad claims misrepresent truth and thus violate law. Ads. must be honest.]
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin
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