Medicines Advertising Liaison Group

The Medicines Advertising Liaison Group (MALG) brings together regulatory and self-regulatory bodies involved in medicines advertising.

The Medicines Advertising Liaison Group (MALG) brings together regulatory and self-regulatory bodies involved in medicines advertising.

The group generally meets twice every year and includes representatives from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and:

  • the Advertising Association
  • the Advertising Standards Authority
  • Clearcast
  • the Committee of Advertising Practice
  • the Proprietary Association of Great Britain
  • the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority
  • the Radiocentre
  • the Health Food Manufacturers’ Association
  • the British Herbal Medicine Association

The remit of the group is to discuss current issues and areas of common interest in medicines advertising regulation. The aim is to promote a common interpretation of the law on advertising medicines and high and consistent standards in advertising regulation.

Minutes and agendas

Meeting 8 November 2016

Agenda for meeting on 8 November 2016 (PDF, 104KB, 1 page)

Minutes from meeting on 8 November 2016 (PDF, 177KB, 5 pages)

Meeting: 10 March 2016

Agenda for meeting on 10 March 2016 (PDF, 105KB, 1 page)

Minutes from meeting on 10 March 2016 (PDF, 190KB, 6 pages)

Meeting: 8 July 2015

Agenda for meeting on 8 July 2015 (PDF, 116KB, 1 page)

Minutes from meeting on 8 July 2015 (PDF, 189KB, 5 pages)

Meeting: 25 September 2014

Agenda for meeting on 25 September 2014 (PDF, 69.8KB, 1 page)

Minutes from meeting on 25 September 2014 (PDF, 79.1KB, 4 pages)

Contact details

advertising@mhra.gov.uk