Sportsbet drug cheat ad banned by Aussie advertising watchdog

Advertising Standards Board rules Ben Johnson “roid” references makes light of performance enhancing drugs

Sportsbet’s latest TV ad featuring drug cheat Ben Johnson has been banned by the Australian Advertising Standards Board (ASB) for “[making] light of the use of performance enhancing drugs”. The ASB said the ad’s depiction of performance enhancing drug use in sport opposed community standards on health and safety and breached Section 2.6 of the…

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