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    <h2>Advert for penis enlargement pills is banned after man complained that he was offended by it telling him he was ‘inadequate’ and a disappointment</h2><ul style=”font-weight: bold;”>

  • <font style=”font-size: 1.4em;”>Maximus penis enlargement capsules ad in direct mail banned by ASA</font>
  • <font style=”font-size: 1.4em;”>The advert said that his ‘small size’ made him ‘unattractive to others’ <br /></font>
  • <font style=” font-size: 1.4em;”>Monthly circular asking if ‘inability to satisfy partner’ left him ‘depressed’ <br /></font>
  • <p class=”author-section byline-plain”>By Daily Mail Reporter </p> <p class=”byline-section”><span class=”article-timestamp article-timestamp-published”> <span class=”article-timestamp-label”>Published:</span> <time datetime=”2013-02-20T05:30:41+0000″> 05:30 BST, 20 February 2013 </time> </span> | <span class=”article-timestamp article-timestamp-updated”> <span class=”article-timestamp-label”>Updated:</span> <time datetime=”2013-02-20T12:37:49+0000″> 12:37 BST, 20 February 2013 </time> </span> </p> <div data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” id=”articleIconLinksContainer”>

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    <span></span> <p class=”count-number”> 23</p> <p class=”count-text”>View <br /> comments</p> </div> <!– ad: website –> <br /><div class=”floatRHS”> <span class=”clickToEnlargeTop”>Enlarge</span> <span class=”clickToEnlarge”></span> <span class=”clickToEnlargeButton”> </span> Ban: An advert for Maximus penis enlargement capsules, featured in four-page direct mailing Life Healthcare, has been banned by the ASA after it offended a complainant <noscript> Ban: An advert for Maximus penis enlargement capsules, featured in four-page direct mailing Life Healthcare, has been banned by the ASA after it offended a complainant </noscript> <p class=”imageCaption”>Ban: An advert for Maximus penis enlargement capsules, featured in four-page direct mailing Life Healthcare, has been banned by the ASA after it offended a complainant</p></div> <p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>An advert for penis enhancement capsules that suggested a man was </font><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>’inadequate’ </font><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>has been banned.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>The man contacted advertising watchdogs after reading ads telling him his penis size was a ‘disappointment’ and that his partner might be ‘turned off’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The ad for </font><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Maximus penis enlargement capsules </font><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>boasted that men could ‘have a penis that’s inches longer and much thicker naturally, without surgery, pumps or exercise’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The direct mailing, headed ‘Dear XXXX’,  asked if ‘the size of your penis a disappointment to you and your partner’ and whether the ‘inability to satisfy your partner leaves you demoralised and depressed’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>It goes on to say ‘Your lack of confidence and low self esteem is making you unattractive to others’, adding ‘any partner you have is simply turned off by your small size’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>One man, whose name is unknown, took such offence at the ads that he contacted the </font><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).</font></p><p><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>He had viewed the adverts in Life Healthcare, a four-page mailing that he received on a monthly basis.

    <br /></font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The ASA noted the man had not requested the mailing and might be put out by ads suggesting his penis size might be a ‘disappointment’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The watchdog felt the repeated references to how the size of his manhood and sexual performance could be improved, along with the personal nature of the suggestions, </font><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>were likely to cause seriously offence and breached the ASA code of practice.</font><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”> </font></p><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-20″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw news half” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”1.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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    </div> <p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The ASA also said the complainant had received the ads on a regular basis, despite contacting the advertisers on a regular basis asking them to stop.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>The ASA banned the ad, </font><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>ruling that Life Healthcare had made persistent and unwanted marketing communications, and said the company must suppress the complainant’s personal data.</font></p><div class=”clear”> </div><div class=”artSplitter”> Complaint: The man contacted advertising watchdogs after being bombarded with ads telling him his penis size was a 'disappointment' and that his partner might be 'turned off' <noscript> Complaint: The man contacted advertising watchdogs after being bombarded with ads telling him his penis size was a 'disappointment' and that his partner might be 'turned off' </noscript> <p class=”imageCaption”>Complaint: The man contacted advertising watchdogs after being bombarded with ads telling him his penis size was a ‘disappointment’ and that his partner might be ‘turned off'</p> </div><p> </p><div class=”clear”> </div><div class=”artSplitter”> Ruling: The ASA noted the man had not requested the mailing and might be put out by ads suggesting his penis size might be a 'disappointment' <noscript> Ruling: The ASA noted the man had not requested the mailing and might be put out by ads suggesting his penis size might be a 'disappointment' </noscript> <p class=”imageCaption”>Ruling: The ASA noted the man had not requested the mailing and might be put toes out male enhancement by ads suggesting his penis size might be a ‘disappointment'</p> </div><div class=”cleared art-ins news”><h3 class=”wocc”><span style=”font-weight: bold;”>’COUGAR DATING’ AD SHOWING WOMAN WITH KNICKERS PULLED DOWN TO HER KNEES IS BANNED AS IT COULD BE SEEN BY CHILDREN</span><br /></h3><div class=”ins cleared xolcc bdrcc”><div class=”floatRHS”> Visible: The ASA said that the circular had been posted through letterboxes and could therefore be seen by children <noscript> Visible: The ASA said that the circular had been posted through letterboxes and could therefore be seen by children </noscript> <p class=”imageCaption”>Visible: The ASA said that the circular had been posted through letterboxes and could therefore be seen by children</p></div> <p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>A leaflet for a ‘Cougar dating’ website showing a woman with her knickers pulled down to her knees has been banned.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The ‘irresponsible circular, advertising by Comeletsplay.com, was found to be in breach of advertising rules regarding social responsibility.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Watchdogs launched a probe following a complaint about the leaflet, describing it as ‘untargeted’ and featuring images which were unsuitable for children.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The circular featured four images including one showing a woman lying on her front wearing a bra and thong knickers, alongside the words ‘Cougar Dating’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Another image showed a woman’s legs with knickers pulled down to around her knees alongside the words ‘No Strings Dating’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>A third image showed two men embracing and two women leaning in to kiss each other alongside the words ‘Gay Dating’.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The dating site said it hadn’t received any complaints despite more than 45,000 copies of the circular having been distributed. </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>It said no-one it has asked for comments about the leaflet thought their children could or would be affected by the circular, and that ‘more graphic’ images could be seen in lingerie catalogues which were sometimes posted through letterboxes.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>However, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld the single complaint and ordered that it must not appear again in its current form.</font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>An ASA spokesman said: ‘We understood the circular had been posted through letterboxes and could therefore be seen by children.</font></p></div></div> <p> </p> <div class=”clear”> </div></div>

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