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The Google Ads policy on Weapons will change around mid-January 2012. The policy is changing so that certain weapons that were classified as restricted will not be allowed going forward. The change will affect all countries. We made this decision for legal reasons and based on user feedback. We'll send notifications to affected advertisers. After the new policy goes into effect, the policy description will be updated to reflect this change.
(Posted on 3 January, 2012)