ASA Rulings published

Oct 13th '21

Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) rulings are published every Wednesday and set out on the public record how, following investigation, the advertising rules apply and where the ASA draw the line in judging whether an ad has broken the rules.


This week’s rulings have been published, and the following advertisers have been formally investigated.


Rulings for 13 October 2021


An Instagram Reel and an Instagram Story posted by an influencer were banned for not being obviously identifiable as ads.


A radio ad for a facemask was banned for misleadingly implying that it could rapidly de-activate COVID-19 particles.


A TV ad for a mattress was banned for making misleading savings claims.


A teleshopping presentation for CBD Oils was banned for misleadingly implying that the food supplements could prevent, treat or cure human disease.


A website ad for children’s clothes and products were banned for making misleading savings claims.


A website and Facebook post for a casino was banned for creating the impression that consumers could gamble without limits or restrictions.


A website ad for Voxi was banned for making misleading price claims.



Previous rulings: 06 October 2021


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