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trekkes det skatt av tiltakspenger 'Land of chlamydia': provocative ad welcomes tourists to Norway

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'Land of chlamydia': provocative ad welcomes tourists to Norway
The 'chlamydia' advert can be seen at Oslo Central Station, amongst other places. Photo: The Local
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An advertisement for condoms by convenience store 7-eleven has irked Norway's tourist board with its message about venereal disease.

furet værbitt over vannet betydning “Welcome to Norway! The Land of Chlamydia”, pronounces the poster, which shows a young Norwegian couple dressed in the anorakk dame tilbud in front of a backdrop of snow-capped mountains and fjords.

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mistet wifi nextgentel “This is not a good advert for Norway, and as a depiction of Norway and Norwegians it is a disaster,” he added.

shrew soft vpn The poster advertisement is currently displayed at Oslo Central Station, making it likely to be one of the first sights to greet tourists upon arrival in the Scandinavian country.

kontor i hagen But Tore Holte Follestad, assistant manager with sexual health NGO Sex og samfunn (Sex and Society), praised the provocative ad.

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tjene utenom uføretrygd “I think this conveys an important message in an unjudgmental way, and it will be noticed,” he told Dagbladet.

enneagram test gratis The claim as to the prevalence of chlamydia in Norway made by the campaign is also an accurate one, he added.

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fender india bass “In 2016, over 26,000 cases of chlamydia were diagnosed in Norway and Norwegians are not good at using condoms. The consequences can be discomfort, irritation and in worst cases it can lead to reduced fertility. Furthermore, you can infect others and become more susceptible to other sexually transmitted diseases,” he told the newspaper.

gary graffman brahms händel 7-eleven's press spokesperson Thea Kjendlie said that, by ‘warning' tourists against Norwegians, the campaign played on national pride.

hvor møte bruce springsteen garry tallent “As with all slightly controversial campaigns, there have been both positive and negative reactions. So far, we have seen both types, which is expected when the aim is to get our young target audience to talk about the topic. It was not our intention to offend anyone with this campaign but we do want to create engagement and awareness around this topic,” Kjendlie said to Dagbladet.

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