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Home Shopping Network Settles FTC Unsubstantiated Ad Claims Case

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The Home Shopping Network will pay a $1.1 mil. civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the network aired advertisements with unsubstantiated claims for weight loss, PMS/ menopause and skin care products, the FTC announced April 15. The commission has ordered HSN and its subsidiary, Home Shopping Club, not to make any further ad claims it cannot substantiate.

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