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New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...urb their noise output; and if they don't deliver, fines
of up to 8,000 dollars could be imposed. New Yor... rock passersby to their bones can be slapped with fines
from 100-350 dollars if their reggaeton favorites, for example, can be heard at fewer than 6.5 meter...
Kenyan Capital Bans Smoking in Public
...n High Court blocked the measure. Offenders face fines
of up to 3,000 shillings (45 dollars) or six months in prison. Nairobi mayor Dick Wathika urged bar and restaurant owners to create designated areas for smokers as the ban took effect on Wednesday. "We will move with speed to enforce the ban ... ...
China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety
...inspections of pharmaceutical factories and bigger fines
for companies that flout the law, the paper said. "In a renewed effort to ensure drug safety and salvage its credibility, China's drug watchdog announced revised methods... as part of the national crusade on restoring public confidence in the entir...
Prostitutes Fume as Norway Bids to Criminalise Sex Purchases
...since February 2007 kerb-crawlers in Scotland face fines
of up to 1,000 pounds (1,477 euros, 2,032 dollars) and have their cars confiscated....
Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin
...painkiller OxyContin agreed to pay $600 million in fines
and other payments to resolve the criminal charge ...gs are safer than other drugs," Jones said. The fines
are to be distributed to state and federal law enforcement agencies, the federal government, federal...
Taiwan Bans Circuses from Importing Protected Animals
...ury. Under current legislation animal abusers face fines
of between 10,000 and 50,000 Taiwan dollars (303-1,515 US)....
US Parents Risk Jail When Their Teens Drink at Parties
US parents face fines
and jail time if teenage children drink alcohol at...r this month. Many of the 50 US states allow for fines
of up to 1,000 dollars for each underage guest if alcoholic beverages are served at your house in th...
Public Places in England Go Smoke Free
...ds, and businesses that do not uphold the law face fines
of up to 2,500 pounds. Even if certain industries, such as shisha bars and bingo halls, expect to suffer from the new regulations, pubs around the country are looking forward to the ban, a spokesman for the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) s...
New York Bans Trans Fats in Restaurants
...said. The city indicated it would not impose any fines
on violators of the new rules on either trans fats or calories until October1....
Killer Anesthetist Sentenced To 1933 Years In Prison
...e families of the four people who died, as part of fines
totaling more than $27 million for all of the victims. It dismissed Maeso's argument that he acted because he was helpless from his drug addiction, saying "in the end, he could have used the drugs in such a way that he did not cause any contagion."...
Aggressive Family Planning Sparks Riots in China
...d government offices after officials imposed heavy fines
on families who had too many children. Anti-riot...sters were angry because the government had levied fines
of more than $1,300 on families that had too many children. "The fine is too heavy because the ann...
Pakistani Doctors Behind Bars for Illegal Kidney Removals
...egulate the unchecked organ trade and impose heavy fines
Chinese Take Fertility Drugs to Beat One Child Policy
...t pregnant for a second time. Couples face heavy fines
if they go ahead and have a second child. There ... officials started going house to house to collect fines
for having a second child. According to reports, the officials tried to intimidate rule-breakers i...
Iceland Introduces Smoking Ban in Bars and Restaurants
...r or restaurant will get a warning, and then daily fines
until the problem is resolved. Another Nordic country, Finland, also introduced a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants on Friday....
Shimla to Take Stringent Action Against Tree Felling
...ted in this hill station. Official sources said fines
of up to Rs.60,000 could also be imposed under a Forest Protection Act that awaits the government nod. The act has been drafted for Shimla by the forest department as the gradual depletion of green cover in the town has caused them worries. A les...
Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River
...aid. CULPRITS face up to seven years' jail and fines
up to $250,000. Even otherwise storm water flowing into Yarra was threatening its health, Chris Walsh, an expert commented. The Yarra River Action Plan, launched by the State Government 18 months ago, earmarked $250 million to deal with contami...
Net Laid Out for Money Hungry Doctors
...r jail term, although a court can choose to impose fines
of $33,000 for individuals or $165,000 for corporations. ANN...
Schoolgirls Spark Court Cases Against Drug Giant
...reaches of the Fair Trading Act, which could bring fines
of 200,000 New Zealand dollars (about $142,000) on each charge, the Weekend Herald reported. GSK's Australian division this week admitted to fair trading authorities there that it had made misleading claims for Ribena. The charges in New Zealand h...
Don’t Kill Your Skin With Bleachers, Warns Doctor
...dition to the heavy campaigning against bleaching, fines
of 50,000 Jamaican dollars will be charged for the illegal sale of banned skin lighteners under the country's Food and Drug Act. Doctors list the side effects of bleaching creams as skin cancer, thinning of the skin, irreversible stretch marks, eas...
Magic Potion Creator Held
...nds, UK, will be dishing out 7000 pounds by way of fines
and costs. The Indian had put up for sale a magic cream supposed// to cure skin diseases. The cream when seized and examined was found to contain Clobetasol Propionate, a prescription steroid drug, used to treat severe cases of childhood eczema. O...