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Business Ombudsman Responds Draft Law Limiting Gaming Business and Advertising Market

The legislative initiative has been registered in the Parliament of Georgia on prohibition of dissemination of advertisement of gambling and profitable games, restriction of outdoor advertising and regulation of similar objects.

Irakli Lekvinadze, the business ombudsman of Georgia responded to the mentioned initiative, stressing the threats faced by the draft law may be in the advertising industry.
We believe that the proposed changes affect not only people who are gambling, but also advertising producers and companies that significantly restricts the advertising market, “the Business Ombudsman said.

based on the meeting with the representatives of private sector, the gambling business association members and advertising, business ombudsman thinks it’s important to take industries’ interests in mind.