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although a democracy is based on freedom of expression, most people recognize the need to allow the government to exercise control over such things as false and misleading advertisements of illegal products, Is the banning of cigarette advertising on television consistent with these necessities? information please

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    thamk you

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    Democracy is based on many things, freedom of speech being one of them.
    The other rights in the First Amendment alone are:
    of religion
    of the press
    of assembly
    to petition the government

    Perhaps the most fundamental base of democracy is the right to vote.

    I suppose you could imagine a cigarette ad that was not false or misleading, but I never saw one and the product is not only dangerous but is illegal for much of the audience to purchase. Therefore I believe the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to ban such advertising.

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    great answer damon thank alot

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