CANADA CLEANS UP THE RADIO
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has promulgated regulations, effective November 1, designed to improve the standard of broadcasting. Among them are some regulations that should react to the betterment of the public health. Hereafter an article marketed under the Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act or the Food and Drugs Act may not be broadcast until it has been approved by the Department of National Health. The formula for any article bearing a distinctive or trade name distinguishing it from any other product, and marketed under the Food and Drugs Act, shall be submitted with each pertinent continuity at least two weeks in advance of the time at which the continuity is to be broadcast. No continuity recommending any treatment for any ailment shall be broadcast until it has been approved by the Department of National Health. No station shall "pick up" and rebroadcast any program unless
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