The Division of Advertising Practices

The Division of Advertising Practices is the nation’s enforcer of federal truth-in-advertising laws. Its law enforcement activities focus on claims for foods, drugs, dietary supplements, and other products promising health benefits, health fraud on the Internet, weight-loss advertising and marketing directed to children, performance claims for computers, ISPs and other high-tech products and services, tobacco and alcohol advertising, children’s privacy online, claims about product performance made in national or regional newspapers and magazines; in radio and TV commercials, including infomercials, through direct mail to consumers, or on the Internet.


Inside The Division of Advertising Practices