As of April 1, 2014, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) has a
new option available for advertising clearance review. The new
Express Service option will provide a faster turnaround time than
the Priority Option, and in many cases will allow for same day
review. The service, however, will come at a higher price
The new Express Service will allow for same-day turnaround on
certain alcoholic beverages, cosmetics, and children's
advertising, as well as for food and beverage advertising without
health claims, so long as the material is submitted before noon.
For food and beverage advertising with health claims, or
non-prescription drug and natural health products advertising, the
Express Service will provide turn-around within one business day.
The Express Service will not be available for other
Along with the new Express Service, ASC has announced that
turnaround times for most other existing services will also be
shortened without any fee increase.
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a full listing of the new clearance times and pricing.
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