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Age bar for purchasing cigarettes likely to be enforced

The government has conceived a plan to discourage smoking amongst youngsters, by placing a ban on procuring cigarettes till they are 18//. This would enable the vendors to track down the youngest of the lot who indulge in smoking and become victims to a host of health problems. Caroline Flint...

Nexicon Partners With IntentionQuest to Protect Intellectual Property Rights of Self Help Industry

...infringers to pay an amnesty fee directly to the copyright holder. Using Nexicon's " GetAmnesty (TM)" platform, copyrights can be rightfully enforced without the expense, drama or brand-killing ill-will of litigation. Renowned expert Dr. Tony Alessandra , Internet entrepreneur, business author, and...

Mandate for Health Insurance: Inconvenient Truths About How It Will Affect You and Your Family

...by the Federal HHS Secretary "It is vitally important for Americans to understand that these anti-freedom and anti-privacy provisions will be enforced through a mandate for health insurance," says Sue Blevins, president of the Institute for Health Freedom in Washington, D.C. "Once government...

ID Experts Offers Breach Prevent for Healthcare: A High-Touch, Affordable Solution for HITECH Data Breach Protection and Compliance

...CH Act privacy regulations. The HITECH Act expands HIPAA's privacy rules with specific data breach notification requirements - that will be enforced as early as September 2009 - for compromises involving protected health information (PHI). Enforcement could result in increased and sometimes mandat...

California Department of Public Health Reports Large Increase in Pet Euthanasia

... Kathy Davis, interim general manager of City of Los Angeles Animal Services, where spay and neuter legislation became law in April 2008 but was not enforced until October 2008 said, "We are on track with our expectations for this ordinance. We fully expect that this aggressive spay and neuter legislation w...

Vietnamese drug authority teams with United States standards-setting organization

...ntion. USP is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity and quality of prescription and over-the-counter drugs that are enforced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the United States. USP also sets standards for the identity and quality of food ingredients and dietary su...

Drive for good quality medicines, foods reinforced by USP agreements with Chinese drug authorities

...ity are addressed. USP is a scientific, nonprofit organization that sets standards for the quality of prescription and over-the-counter drugs that are enforced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States. USP also sets standards for the quality of food ingredients and dietary supplemen...

Communities Containing More Alcohol Outlets Show Increased Underage Alcohol Access

...ng have restricted youth alcohol access by preventing purchases from commercial establishments. This approach has proven effective, and when laws are enforced more vigorously the prevention is even greater. Still, American youth find alcohol readily available as indicated by studies that show underage-l...

President Obama, Sens. Kennedy & Baucus: Don't Buy Insurer 'Compromise' for Bush-era Plan to Gut State Consumer Protection Laws

...on is taken off the table. Such 'harmonization' at the federal level of 'inconsistent' state laws will result in lowest common denominator regulations enforced from an impossible distance. Done the industry's desired way, an individual's state common law right to sue an insurer for even the most egregious mis...

Tough Laws, Higher Prices Mean Fewer Kids Smoke

...phic information that included age, gender, race, ethnicity and parents' education level. The researchers found that, as merchants more diligently enforced the ban on tobacco sales to minors and as the price of cigarettes rose, the likelihood of teens smoking dropped. Improved compliance with the laws ...
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Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

...f IFAP to public health and improve animal wellbeing (i.e., gestation crates and battery cages). 5. Federal and state laws need to be amended and enforced to provide a level playing field for producers when entering contracts with integrators. 6. Increase funding for, expand and reform, animal agric...
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Optimum running speed is stride toward understanding human body form

...here the cheapest," metabolically speaking, Steudel says. Peak efficiency was determined by measuring runners' metabolic rates at a range of speeds enforced by a motorized treadmill. Metabolic energy costs increased at both fast and slow speeds and revealed an intermediate pace of maximal efficiency. T...

Commercial aquatic plants offer cost-effective method for treating wastewater

...he public, environmental groups, governmental agencies, and elected officials. Since its enactment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has enforced provisions of the Clean Water Act related to point-source pollution. In 1999, the EPA began enforcing nonpoint source pollution controls, mandating th...

Bitter-tasting nectar and floral odors optimize outcrossing for plants

...nts that show that particular components of the floral fragrance attracted pollinators, while bitter-tasting and poisonous components of floral nectar enforced modest drinking behavior. Apart from sugars, the floral nectar of tobacco also contains nicotine, which is bitter and used to deter nectar thieves or ...

New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber

...t noted that many of the billion people who live in and around vulnerable forests will be unable to protect their forests because they lack secure and enforced customary land rights to help resist the soaring demand for land. Furthermore, the reports and discussions make clear that international initiatives ...

US Patent Office rejects company's claim for bean commonly grown by Latin American farmers

...co and that a version of the bean variety in question had been released to the public by the Mexican government in the 1970s. Yet Proctor actively enforced his patent. At one point, the patent-holders US$0.6-claim on every pound of yellow beans sold in the United States caused a steep decline in exports o...

New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots

...organizer of the AAAS session. Sharks have nowhere left to hide in an ocean subject to widespread fishing. Catch limits, finning bans and a network of enforced marine reserves are all necessary conservation strategies to protect them. ...

Species still have more viable offspring if they can choose their best mate

...ty, a Distinguished Research Professor of Ecology and Genetics at the University of Georgia and lead author of the study. When female choosers were in enforced pairs with males they did not prefer, they laid more eggs. Similarly, when males are paired with females they do not prefer, they ejaculate more sperm...

Ongoing collapse of coral reef shark populations

... on reefs open to fishing are about ten times lower than on unfished reefs. Moreover, high reef shark abundance was only apparent on the most strictly enforced of the no-take zones, suggesting that even moderate levels of poaching can derail attempts to protect shark populations. These observations, coupled w...

Brighter future for giant panda?

...rst evidence of a recovery, thanks largely to protection measures taken by the Chinese government including a network of natural reserves and strictly enforced bans on poaching and deforestation. However, given the variable accuracy of traditional ecological population recording methods, scientists from C...

Avian flu modeled on supercomputer, explores vaccine and isolation options for thwarting a pandemic

...l restrictions alone will not be enough to stop the spread; a mixture of many mitigation strategies is more likely to be effective than a few strictly enforced ones," said Kadau, also of Los Alamos' Theoretical Division. The model of disease transmission involves probabilities that any two people in a comm...
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Stable Stroke Patients More Likely to Die From a Nonstroke Cardiovascular Event Than a Further Stroke

... nearly as high risk for future atherothrombotic events as stroke patients. Undertreatment is common worldwide and adherence to guidelines needs to be enforced to prevent deaths from heart disease and stroke," said Dr. Joachim Rother, Professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology, Minden Hospital at t...

CryoCor Requests International Trade Commission Investigation Into CryoCath for Patent Infringement

...and associated catheters and parts, be completely excluded from importation into the U.S. market for the life of the patents. ITC exclusion orders are enforced by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Ed Brennan, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of CryoCor, said, "Our request for this investig...

California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says

...en the institute declined to do so, it was rejected. The action was announced at the October oversight board meeting. "I'm glad the agency's staff enforced the rules. Apparently they understand their responsibilities to the public as a state agency even if some of the oversight board members do not," said...

The Great Offshore Outsourcing Debate

...itical system, unlike most corporate governance approaches, provides mechanisms for policy decisions to be openly debated and put to the test of voter enforced accountability. CEOs may not have to win the votes of workers to stay in their jobs (now theres an idea), but politicians do. For better or worse, it ...

Making the most of stem cells

...The work, presented today (March 30) at a meeting of the American Chemical Society, promises to greatly amplify the number of cells that survive their enforced hibernation, that remain undifferentiated and that are more readily available for research. What\'s more, with more survivors, genetic variability bec...

Six Apart hits its adolescence

...ware. The new license also limits the number of authors and blogs (although there are no planned technical limitations on the software; the limits are enforced on the honor system). And here's where the blogger community is outraged. Six Apart wants them to pay for something they gave for free before. Six Apa...

Sensient reduces debt, must pay settlement

...related to an arbitration with a customer expected to be finished in May. Arbitrators determined that all Sensient products performed as specified but enforced a previously disputed settlement proposal. The company will make a one-time payment in exchange for multi-year contract extensions totaling about $80 ...

As HIPAA deadline passes even the unprepared are safe for now

...yet be compliant. This makes sense to many in the field; the HIPAA rule involves too many software protocols throughout the healthcare system to be enforced from the top down. Now, just admitting that it can't comply with a guideline moves a company toward general security compliance. "It involves a who...

Electronic signs for municipalities: Las Vegas or lost revenues?

...technology - such as electronic signs - to generate sales. What many politicians fail to look at is the framework of obsolete ordinances they have enforced in the past that should be either updated or totally eliminated in order to accommodate the new demands put on existing and relocating businesses. The...

Reforming FDA: Focus on safety, let market judge efficacy

...review and market-driven judgments can be more efficiently transmitted to all providers. Truth-in-advertising laws would need to be upheld (and indeed enforced aggressively) and just as with off-label use, manufacturers would be prohibited from making any specific efficacy claims. When it comes to accelera...
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