Irish Labour Party proposes blanket gambling ad ban

Opposition group calls for blackout of broadcast and non-broadcast marketing with prison time and fines for breaches

Ireland’s Labour Party has drafted a new bill which would ban all forms of gambling advertising in Ireland on public health grounds. This legislation, if passed, would end all broadcast and non-broadcast gambling ads, as well as prohibiting sponsorship of Irish sporting teams by gambling companies. The only exceptions would be for advertising not-for-profit gambling,…

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