Injunction Likely In Case Over Diabetes Pill Ads, Judge Says

Law360, San Francisco (February 14, 2014, 3:58 PM EST) -- A California federal judge told U.S. Federal Trade Commission attorneys on Thursday that he’s inclined to rule Wellness Support Network Inc. violated deceptive advertising laws by inflating claims about its diabetes supplements, saying he thinks an injunction against the company is “appropriate.”

U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero largely sided with the FTC, rejecting Wellness' arguments that its supplements are medical foods outside the purview of the FTC as well as its claims that the FTC's effort to restrict its advertising claims violates Wellness' free-speech rights....
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Federal Trade Commission v. Wellness Support Network, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:10-cv-04879

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California Northern

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Joseph C. Spero

Date Filed

October 28, 2010

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