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Judgement - Hookah/ Sheesha Bar Case

by Hemant Goswami on

Putting an end to the abuse of Nicotine, thriving across Punjab and Haryana in the name of serving Hookah/ Sheesha/ Water-Pipe, the Punjab and Haryana High court has ordered closure of all such outlets besides creation of a...more

Companies With Formaldehyde Risks Should Consider Insurance Issues Sooner, Not Later

by Gilbert LLP on

In June 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report identifying formaldehyde as a “known carcinogen” with possible ties to leukemia. Commentators have speculated that this development may...more

EPA Issues New Proposed HPV Chemical Rules

by Dechert LLP on

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued two proposed rules last week that would require manufacturers and importers of dozens of high production volume chemicals to provide health, environmental and usage data. EPA...more

Medicare Pilot Program for Montana Asbestos Victims

by Howard Ankin on

In 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency declared a public health emergency arising from the long term asbestos exposure of Libby, Montana residents. The exposure occurred due to the operation of a vermiculite mine in...more

Congress Introduces Significant New U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act Reform Legislation

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On April 15, 2010, both Houses of Congress introduced legislation aimed at revamping the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). As explained in more detail below, if adopted as written, this legislation could impose...more

Safey Codes, Rules, CPSC, Finding, Guide, Las Vegas Injury Lawyer

Safey Codes, Rules, CPSC, Finding, Guide, Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Find CPSC Product Safety Standards or Guidance There are two types of standards: government and non-government (voluntary). This lookup table lists those...more

Kids Arts & Crafts Safety, CPSC, Las Vegas Injury Lawyers Reserch, Toxic Prouducts, Paint, Childern

Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Chemical Dangers to Kids From Paints and Arts & Crafts Products Regulation of Art Materials The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent regulatory agency charged with...more

Emergency Room Injury Data, Las Vegas Nevada Lawyer Reserch, Found on Counsumer Prouduct Safety Commishion Web Site

Las Vegas Lawyer Research Found on the Consumer Product Safety Commission Web Site on Hospital Data Patient information is collected from each NEISS hospital for every emergency visit involving an injury associated with...more

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