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BAN

Ban

A subdivision of the Moldovan leu or Romanian leu. One ban is equal in value to 1/100 of one leu. Its plural is bani.

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The reason: The state had passed a ban on "partial-birth" abortions that was so broadly written and so punitive--mandatory life imprisonment for doctors--that virtually every abortion doctor in the state chose not to risk violating it.
Recognizing the eliminating a disease requiresprevention, not treatment, health professionals have been in the forefront of those calling for a national ban on handguns.
The solution to verifying test bans, as well as to curbing the nuclear arms race -- if there is one--is fundamentally political, say many scientists.
If we want to be sure to maintain our gay population, additional AIDS research would accomplish more than bans on embryo screening.
Pembrokeshire gave bans to 206 pupils and Cardiff to 111.
If the bans are to impose a code of morality studies show that it does not really work.
The most recent smoking regulation trend is the rise in 100-percent smoke-free bans in public and private spaces such as bars and restaurants.
Michael McFadden, a spokesman for the Citizens Freedom Alliance, said "Bans on smoking in prisons are not really separate from such things as bans on beaches, bans in bars, or bans in private apartments: They are all facets of a larger and very well-funded movement to ban smoking from all aspects of life.
In all there are 35 people on bans of around 12 months.
We illustrate these points in an investigation of how California's restaurant smoking bans have affected restaurant sales.
1 restaurant market, with 20,000 eateries--will phase in a ban on trans fats in restaurant foods.
Pub workers in Scotland breathed easier and showed better respiratory health shortly after a nationwide ban on smoking inside public places went into effect earlier this year, scientists report.