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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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A pupil in Powys was banned for three days in 2010/11 for singeing another pupil's hair with a cigarette lighter.
The Central Board of Film Certification banned a list of 28 cuss words and prohibited their use in films.
To obtain certification, Red Bull Energy Drink and Red Bull Sugar Free were evaluated by NSF to show that what is on the label matches the content of the product, and that there are no banned substances present.
flatly concluded that "[c]igarette advertising encourages youth to smoke and should be banned.
But baseball should have banned the player for an entire season after just one positive test.
In recent years, various California schools have banned the hideous ``Silent Night'' (in Sacramento's San Juan district), banned ``Jingle Bells'' because of offensive religiousness (in Fresno, where outraged parents quickly overturned the ban) and removed red-and-green lights that were seen as a ``provocation'' (in a Newport Beach school).
Since enactment of the federal assault-weapons ban in 1994, the proportion of banned assault weapons traced to crimes has dropped 66 percent.
The board in January banned CD, MP3, iPod and other personal music listening devices, as well as handheld games and similar electronic devices.
Contractors, land developers and lobbyists also would be banned from soliciting funds for a political party, ballot measure or charity at a politician's request.
General Nutrition Companies stopped selling ephedra products eight months ago, while the substance has been banned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Football League and the International Olympic Committee.
The litigation came after the MPAA banned its member studios, which include its specialty art house divisions, from sending out the ``for your consideration'' screeners.
2) After the MPAA banned pre-Oscar ``screener'' DVDs and video tapes, producers are opting for private showings at theaters, as Fox Searchlight is doing with its upcoming ``In America.