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The municipality of Lancy wants to ban commercial advertising in public places

The municipality of Lancy wants to ban commercial advertising in public places

On Thursday evening, a majority of Lancy City Council members voted in favor of a ban on commercial advertising through displays in public places. In short, 17 Socialist and Green elected officials pushed the project, the PLR ​​and part of the MCG abstained from the vote while the PDC-vert'liberals group opposed it.

The municipal executive itself was “mostly supportive” of the project, notes Damien Bonfanti, environmental management consultant. He explains the reasons for this using a musical parallel: “When people listen to loud music in the street, they can be asked to turn down the volume. “If commercials bother us, we can't walk around with our eyes closed.”

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