Ohio Advertising Regulations

What You Need to Know About Ohio’s Advertising Rules and Regulations.

The OAB’s Ohio counsel of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, has prepared detailed information for broadcasters on advertising rules and regulations in Ohio.  In addition to the resources below, you may also wish to contact the OAB’s Ohio Info-Line with questions.

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Broadcasters’ Guide to Advertising in Ohio

In 2020, the Vorys law firm updated its Broadcasters’ Guide to Advertising in Ohio.  This guide includes an overview of Ohio laws and administrative regulations for marijuana, CBD and hemp-related products, alcohol advertising, lotteries, games and contests, consumer products and transactions, as well as federal laws regarding advertising of tobacco products.

Members can access a PDF copy of the full guide, or request a print copy of the guide.

This guide should in no way be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion on any specific set of facts or circumstances. Consult with personal legal counsel concerning any specific set of facts or circumstances. The information does not establish an attorney-client relationship between any member and the OAB legal counsel.

Ohio Advertising Rules & Regulations Webinar

In July 2020, the Vorys law firm presented a webinar update on Ohio advertising rules and regulations, including a review of what ads stations can and cannot air, and what those ads can and cannot say.

The webinar archive is available for OAB members.

This webinar should in no way be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion on any specific set of facts or circumstances. Consult with personal legal counsel concerning any specific set of facts or circumstances. The information does not establish an attorney-client relationship between any member and the OAB legal counsel.