Time restriction to put on advertisement of alcohol beverages by electronic media
YEREVAN, MARCH 10, ARMENPRESS: The National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia discusses the program of the law on making amendments and additions about “Advertisement” in the law of the Republic of Armenia. The program proposes to ban advertisement of cigarette, as well as strong alcohol beverages from 06:00 to 22:00 (alcohol content 20 and more volume unit) by electronic means of mass information, except for the advertisement of brandy of local product. Introducing the program of the law the main reporter Samvel Farmanyan stated that the program is conditioned by defining the specifications of the advertisement of separate products in a more detailed way, by increasing financial self-sufficiency of the electronic means of mass information, as well as by the demand of clarifying advertisement feature of separate alcohol beverages (brandy of local product) in the electronic means of mass information.
Paragraph 5 of Article 15 of the acting law of the Republic of Armenia “About advertisement” defines features of separate products, including those of the advertisement of cigarette and alcohol beverages. It also fixes some reasonable restrictions,” Samvel Farmanyan stated as reported by Armenpress. He highlighted that by the adoption of the presented legislative initiative, electronic means of mass information will be given an opportunity to show advertisement of strong alcohol beverages from 22:00 evening to 06:00 morning (alcohol content 20 and more volume unit).