Numerous federal and state regulations govern advertising. The following summarizes the major laws and regulations governing the advertisement of certain products. These laws are changing constantly. Accordingly, we urge stations to consult their own counsel.
ALCOHOL & TOBACCO
FDA Regulations for Advertising Tobacco Products: (You cannot run cigarette advertisements on broadcasting but may advertise other tobacco products provided they comply with FDA Rules.)
LOTTERIES/GAMES OF CHANCE
NEW YORK STATE LAW ON SPORTS GAMING ADS
NY GAMING COMMISSION’S PROPOSED NEW STRICTER RULES ON SPORTS GAMING ADVERTISEMENTS
CANNABIS ADVERTISING REGULATIONS
Federal: Federal Cannabis Laws (as they pertain to broadcasting)