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Event Description

Who: Mary Engle, Division of Ad Practices
When: Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
Time: 12:30-1:30pm ET
Hashtag: #AskFTC
Account: @FTC

Please join FTC staff in discussing its recent sweep against deceptive claims made by national marketers of fad weight-loss products, learn about our new 'Gut Check' business guidance, and more.

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