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Consumer, Environmental, and Antitrust Law

Provide an example, with details, of deceptive advertising and explain why this example is deceptive. Additionally, provide an example of advertising that appears to be unreasonable or unethical but in fact is not considered deceptive.
How has food and product labelling affected the health and safety of the American consumer? Provide an example of labelling and its impact on the American consumer.
Environmental laws are often found at odds with the interests of business. From that perspective, describe the role of the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it meant to protect the environment at the exclusion of the interests of business, or does the EPA need to take into consideration its impact on businesses before regulating? Provide a federal environmental law that supports your stance and explain how it supports your assertion(s).
Are federal antitrust laws designed to protect the consumer, the overall economy, or both? Provide an example of a federal antitrust law that supports your stance and explain how it supports your assertion(s).

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Consumer, Environmental, and Antitrust Law

* Provide an example, with details, of deceptive advertising and explain why this example is deceptive.

According to one site, Duracell Batteries is an example of deceptive advertising. Why? Batteries did not last as long as they were advertised.

https://soldin60secs.wordpress.com/2012/05/25/top-10-famous-deceptive-ads/

* Additionally, provide an example of advertising that appears to be unreasonable or unethical but in fact is not considered deceptive.

Anything having to do with the lie of Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny is unreasonable and unethical, but not considered deceptive.

Mediation.com provides excellent details on this subject saying, "Deception has been defined generally as, 'the business of persuasion aided by the art of selective display,' and it is effected by two principal behaviors: hiding the real and showing the false.(3) Deception of various types is generally accepted as integral to the ...

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Solution is about Consumer, Environmental, and Antitrust Law
Provide an example, with details, of deceptive advertising and explain why this example is deceptive. Additionally, provide an example of advertising that appears to be unreasonable or unethical but in fact is not considered deceptive.
How has food and product labelling affected the health and safety of the American consumer? Provide an example of labelling and its impact on the American consumer.
Environmental laws are often found at odds with the interests of business. From that perspective, describe the role of the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it meant to protect the environment at the exclusion of the interests of business, or does the EPA need to take into consideration its impact on businesses before regulating? Provide a federal environmental law that supports your stance and explain how it supports your assertion(s).
Are federal antitrust laws designed to protect the consumer, the overall economy, or both? Provide an example of a federal antitrust law that supports your stance and explain how it supports your assertion(s).

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