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Study: Smoking bans do not cause job losses in bars and restaurants

COLUMBUS, Ohio New research suggests that exempting bars from community smoking bans makes no economic difference in terms of preserving bar employment, and that even the most comprehensive clean indoor air policies do not lead to a reduction in hospitality jobs. Researchers hope the findings,...

Partial bans on smoking don't save jobs in restaurants and bars

Washington, DC, May 18, 2009 Some cities and states around the country have completely banned smoking in public places. Others have instituted partial bans to avoid negative economic consequences, such as loss of employment in restaurants and bars due to reduced patronage by smokers. But a new stu...

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Commends President Obama's Initial Steps in Removing the Bans on Embryonic Stem Cell Research

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a driving force in creating a world free of MS. To advance this goal, the Society continues to seek ways to prevent, slow the progression or repair the effects of MS. One channel is by supporting scientifica...

Oxygen4Energy: International Sports News - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Bans Oxygen Use

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has banned athletes from using bottled or canned oxygen in training and competition in any of the sports that it governs. LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a statement from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), bottled or canned oxyge...

Nut Bans in Schools May Be Spurring Hysteria

Expert says lack of exposure could also perpetuate more allergies among kids,,,, FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Peanut and other food allergies are on the rise, with more and more children being diagnosed with potentially life-threatening allergies, and schools are responding by p...

Heart attack rates fall following national smoking bans

French researchers announced a striking 15% decrease in admissions of patients with myocardial infarction to emergency wards since the public ban on smoking came into effect in restaurants, hotels and casinos in France last January. The announcement was made on 23 February by the National Sanitary...

Smoking Bans Spawn 'Smirting': Flirting While Smoking on the Street!

Speed dating, blind dates and the web are all pass, for the latest way to bag a partner is smirting-a combination of smoking and flirting. This new trend is a blessing for many singleton smokers who can now experience new social encounters when going outside for a cigarette. This b...

China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare

China's drug regulator has suspended the sales of a leukemia and arthritis drug due to complaints by patients, state press said Sunday , in the latest incident to plague the nation's medicine industry. The move comes as China's quality-control systems have been called into serious question ...

Kenyan Capital Bans Smoking in Public

Authorities in the Kenyan capital began enforcing a ban on smoking in public places on Wednesday as Nairobi became the latest world capital to reject its harmful effects . Smoking has been outlawed in restaurants, bars, offices, public buildings, markets, malls and theatres a year after the...

Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption

Setting an example for others to follow, the Varanavasi Village Panchayat near Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu has imposed a ban on tobacco consumption among villagers . Aghast over an ever-increasing trend of tobacco consumption, the village panchayat unanimously passed a resolution to ban the e...

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Bans in Medical Technology

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Honor Duane DeSisto of Insulet Corporation and Senator Edward M. Kennedy at 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala

...to real advances in many areas of type 1 research. Another important piece of legislation is the passing of the 2007 landmark Senate bill that lifted bans on stem cell research in America. Senator Kennedy has been and continues to be a steadfast supporter of stem cell research and the possible advances ...

Comprehensive Safety Tests Published on Ruyan(R) Smoking Alternatives

...uct at the 2008 Tobacco Plus Expo. Ruyan smoking alternatives do not produce tobacco smoke or smoke of any kind and, as such, do not violate smoking bans or restrictions. Users have successfully satisfied tobacco urges in all states and in all places where smoking is otherwise restricted. About the Co...

Rapid Response was Crucial to Containing the 1918 Flu Pandemic

...mortality rate in St. Louis was only one-eighth that of Philadelphia, the worst-hit city in the survey. In contrast to St. Louis, Philadelphia imposed bans on public gatherings more than two weeks after the first infections were reported. City officials even allowed a city-wide parade to take place prior ...
Bans in Medical Dictionary

Mad Cow Disease

...d cow disease . Learn more about it and its risk to humans. ... Mad cow disease , or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) ... Britain bans Sale of Older Cattle to Stem Growing Scare of ' Mad Cow Disease ' ... Experts Urge Measures on ' Mad Cow ' - Link to Human Disease Is 'Most Li...
Bans in Biological News

NOAA bans commercial harvesting of krill

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today published a final rule in the Federal Register prohibiting the harvesting of krill in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington. The rule goes into effect on August 12, 2009. Krill are ...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

Banning or restricting the use of certain types of fishing gear could help the world's coral reefs and their fish populations survive the onslaughts of climate change. An international team of scientists led by Dr Josh Cinner of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook ...

Help for climate-stressed corals

...international team of scientists has proposed that bans on fishing gear - like spear guns, fish traps, and...ll of these types of gear. By creating temporary bans for specific types of gear following a coral bleac...e to wait for a bleaching event- preventative gear bans are a good idea, particularly in areas that are hi...

Brupbacher prize to Nubia Munoz and Sir Richard Peto

...itizens, particularly passive smokers, from the health consequences of smoking, not by enlightenment and education but by legislative measures such as bans on smoking in public rooms. ...

Spotlight on cosmetic ingredients conference

...metics formulators, and policy experts to address the impact of the 7th Amendment of the Cosmetics Directive, a series of deadlines for animal testing bans in the E.U., and REACH, a massive undertaking to identify potential hazards from thousands of chemicals previously exempt from testing requirements. ...

Are we trading energy conservation for toxic air emissions?

...udy isn't an excuse to ignore the energy problem and stick with old, inefficient technologies, they caution that nation-wide strategies such as recent bans on incandescent bulbs, adopted by several countries including the U.S., may be too general. "All sustainability issues are local," said Zimmerman. "We...

Fishing throws targeted species off balance, Scripps study shows

... incomplete. They must also account for age-size structure in the populations, he said. Current policies and industry pressures that encourage lifting bans on fishing when biomass is rehabilitatedbut where maximum age and size are notcontain risk. This is currently the case with Atlantic swordfish, fo...

Oceanic sharks worldwide at serious risk from high-seas fishing, rising demand for shark products

...d 9 regional fishery organizations banning the wasteful practice of finning (slicing off the fins and returning the carcass to the sea). These finning bans are a great first step if properly implemented, said Dr. Merry Camhi. But as this synthesis of the available status and management information demonst...

New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots

...ion that recommends science-based catch limits and bans on finningthe practice of removing only a sharks fins and discarding the carcass. Such bans would require sharks to be brought back to land wi...bject to widespread fishing. Catch limits, finning bans and a network of enforced marine reserves are all ...

100 percent of people carry at least 1 type of pesticide

... older people. According to this theory, those born in periods of higher contamination suffered the consequences more than those born with the current bans on such pesticides. The impact of diet This study indicates that diet is an important factor in POC concentration, as the ingestion of som...
Bans in Biological Technology

Consumer Product Safety Commission not ready for nanotech

...release of PEN's new report comes on the heels of the president signing legislation that eliminates lead in toys and either permanently or temporarily bans six types of phthalates in children's products, which are under the CPSC's jurisdiction. Phthalates are a broad family of chemicals primarily used to ...

Most developing countries ill-equipped to ensure global biosafety: UN University

...lack of capacity creates dependency in developing countries; The use of genetically-modified crops in many developing countries makes future trade bans and disruption likely; The lack of an effective biosafety regime undermines the potential for developing countries to consider the role of biotech...

Most developing countries ill-equipped to ensure global biosafety: UN University

...lack of capacity creates dependency in developing countries; The use of genetically-modified crops in many developing countries makes future trade bans and disruption likely; The lack of an effective biosafety regime undermines the potential for developing countries to consider the role of biotech...

Interleukin Genetics Welcomes the Signing of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

...verage to an individual or charging that person higher premiums based solely on a genetic predisposition to developing a disease. The legislation also bans employers from using an employee's genetic information when making hiring, firing, job placement, or promotion decisions. Lewis H. Bender, Chief Exe...

Anti-Cloning Petition Drive Launched in Wisconsin

...y Right to Life, which doesn't like the bill's protections for research. Right to Life is instead supporting The Human Embryonic Protection Act, which bans human cloning and embryo destruction, and another bill, which deals only with a ban on human cloning. Both are sponsored by Republicans. Such bill...

Lets Use Science to Corral Mad Cow Disease and the Public Stampede

...panies with testing expertise, the prospects for similar tests are good. For cattle ranchers, universal testing should be preferable to broad-based bans on imports that could have a devastating effect on sales. During the British scare, beef farmers there lost $10 billion in sales. Imagine how big the ...

The passing of Ronald Reagan, and other Americans, is a reminder of the promise of stem-cell research

... for millions of people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimers and other presently incurable diseases. Mrs. Reagan has correctly urged the lifting of bans on human embryonic stem cell research, a step that would bring hope to people who suffer or will suffer from Alzheimers, Parkinsons, spinal-cord injur...

Wisconsin leads in stem cell science, but trails in producing companies

...search and vows to keep doing so. But he must stand for re-election in 2006. Cezar, for one, says she would leave Wisconsin if the Legislature enacted bans on stem-cell research. Wisconsin is fortunate be where scientists began unlocking the secrets of human embryonic stem cells. The world is catching ...

Computer recycling: An environmental mandate the private sector can support

... have a lot to gain from across-the-board landfill bans and the accompanying financing systems proposed to...t of landfills. The current discussion of landfill bans will only help to clarify what products must be di...mand for computer recycling brought on by landfill bans would benefit businesses by reducing the price the...
Bans in Biological Definition

Foot and mouth disease

...ell. Cows can also catch FMD from the semen of infected bulls. Control measures include quarantine and destruction of infected livestock, and export bans for meat and other animal products to countries not infected with the disease. Foot-and-mouth disease is caused by an Aphthovirus of the viral fami...

Stem cell

...usetts, Wisconsin, Washington, and New Hampshire. Other states, presently have, or have shown interest in, additional restrictions or even complete bans on embryonic stem cell research. These states include Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia, Kansas, an...
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