Medicines and Devices Advertising Liaison Group

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

The Medicines and Devices 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 12 October 2017

Agenda for meeting on 12 October 2017 (PDF, 31.6KB, 1 page)

Minutes from meeting on 12 October 2017 (PDF, 43KB, 5 pages)

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