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September 20, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Rules Aim to Reduce Ads for Harmful Products: China has introduced new regulations aimed at curbing advertising of potentially harmful food products and cosmetics, an official newspaper reported. The rules, which are to go into effect Oct. 1, are a response to a rash of injuries caused by products that were falsely advertised, the China Daily said. The rules ban companies from advertising products that have not been tested for hygiene or quality standards, it said.

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