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4Sep2017

Gym Membership

The ASA considered a consumer complaint against a flyer promoting "Winter Special Gym membership. The advertisement promoted, inter alia, "Winter Special of a lifetime R79.00<

More info 13Sep2016

Wedding Dresses

During August 2016, the ASA considered, and ruled against internet advertising featured on the website www.adoringdress.co.za

More info 25Nov2015

Herbal Healing

During September 2015, the ASA considered, and ruled against a Prof Shakaa print advertisement placed in residential post boxes during August 2015.

More info 24Nov2015

Faith Healing

During November 2015, the ASA considered, and ruled against a Winners Chapel Sandton print advertisement published in Sandton Chronicles during October 2015.

More info 17Feb2015

Herb Remedies

During February 2015, the ASA considered, and ruled against a "Dr Lungisa” print advertisement handed out at a traffic intersection near the Mimosa Mall in Bloemfontein.

More info 30Jan2015

All Body Detox Products

In terms of this ad-alert members are requested NOT TO ACCEPT ANY ADVERTISING FOR ANY OF THE ADVERTISER’S PRODUCTS.

More info 29Oct2014

Just Letting RentSecure

This Ad Alert was imposed against Just Letting's claim that its product allows "LANDLORDS [to] RECEIVE YOUR RENT ON TIME EVERYTIME".

More info 5May2014

Fruit Smoothie

In a recent ruling, the ASA considered a consumer complaint against Ninos’ menu, which promoted a "Fruit Smoothie” in various differed fruit flavours. The complainant argued that this is not a "fruit” smoothie, as fruit flavouring was used, and not a

More info 8Apr2014

Burglar Gates

During April 2014, the ASA upheld an advertisement against an advertisement stating: "Security BURGLAR Guards and gates manufactured,installed & repaired."

More info 26Mar2014

G75VX laptop

In a recent ruling, the ASA considered a consumer complaint against an ASUS internet advertisement that promised "Immersive 3D experience" with regard to its G75VX laptop. The advertising contained various phrases and claims stating that it offers us

More info 24Feb2014

Garciniaslim

In a recent ruling, the ASA considered a consumer complaint against Garciniaslim advertisements that claimed, inter alia, "The Newest fastest Fat Buster is Garcinia 

More info 10Feb2014

Dr Semba spells

In a recent ruling the ASA considered a consumer complaint against a Dr Semba’s internet advertisement. The advertisement promoted the services of the advertiser under the auspices of being a healer with "supernatura

More info 10Feb2014

Topslim

In a recent ruling, the ASA considered a consumer complaint against Topslim advertisements that promised "Fast Weight Loss!” on a product claimed to have been "Scien

More info 24Jan2014

Simillimum

In a ruling dated 1 July 2011, the ASA accepted an undertaking by the advertiser to stop using its advertisement promoting its weight loss product. This undertaking was accepted on condition that the advertisement was not used again in that format in

More info 2Jul2013

Any and all Body Detox Products

During June 2013 the ASA ruled against the respondent’s advertising for its Magnesium Inflama Roll-On product.

More info 23May2013

Warranty on pre-owned vehicles

In a recent ruling the ASA ruled against the following claims made by the advertiser, in an advertisement appearing on the website www.primamotors.co.za

More info 22May2013

Traditional / herbal healer

The ASA considered a consumer complaint against pamphlet advertising, inter alia, Mr Ishmail Aziz’s Penis Cream and breast enlargement products.

More info 13May2013

Colloidal Silver (“Water Of Life”)

In a recent ruling the ASA ruled against claims made by the advertiser that its product can, inter alia, cure, treat or is in some way beneficial to HIV/AIDS sufferers and TB patients.

More info 13May2013

Motorcycle transport

In a recent ruling the ASA ruled against the following claims made by the advertiser, in an advertisement appearing in the Bike SA magazine:

More info 10May2013

The City of Joburg

The ASA considered a consumer complaint against a radio commercial promoting the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. The commercial states, inter alia, "Imagine a city where you can rest assured, knowing that it is financially stable…”

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