Colombia's Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, in
Resolution 59176 of 2016, issued an order that the Colombian
Association of Consumer Education cease airing a TV advertisement
that contained misleading statements about "the harmful
effects of consuming soft drinks containing sugar," based on a
lack of supporting technical or scientific evidence.
The agency alleged that the advertisement did not support its
claims regarding (i) the percentage of sugar included in such
beverages, or (ii) the correlation between the amount of sugar and
the health concerns discussed.
By law, advertisements that make objective statements about a
product's qualities or benefits must include relevant technical
or scientific evidence that supports those statements.
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Complimentary Law No. 157, published on November 30, 2016, has amended the Federal rules governing the Municipal Services Tax (ISS), as provided for by Complimentary Law No. 116, of July 31, 2003 (LC 116/03).
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