The Week: Advertising News - Charity pulls 'drugs' ad

Release, the drugs and human rights charity, has been forced to pull an ad that carries the strapline: "Nice people take drugs." The charity was told that the line must be altered to temper the message, adding the word "also" or "too" in order to make it less likely to attract complaints. Sebastian Saville, the chief executive of Release, argued that any complaints are an overreaction to a legitimate message, and that the phrase was only used to encourage debate on the issue.


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