Trump Administration Seeks Ban On Sale Of Flavoured E-Cigarettes

Trump Administration Seeks Ban On Sale Of Flavoured E-Cigarettes

US President Donald Trump on September 11, 2019, has announced that his administration will ban flavoured e-cigarettes, after a spate of vaping-related deaths. Trump and top US officials expressed concern about surging teenage use of e-cigarettes, and the move comes as health officials are investigating a handful of deaths and potentially hundreds of lung illnesses […]

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Forever 21 Bankruptcy: Retailer Says Reports Are Wrong, Company ‘Not Planning To File For Bankruptcy’

Forever 21 Bankruptcy: Retailer Says Reports Are Wrong, Company ‘Not Planning To File For Bankruptcy’

Forever 21 says a report the retailer is set to file for bankruptcy is “inaccurate” and that it intends to continue operating the “vast majority” of its U.S. stores and a “smaller amount of international stores.” On September 11, 2019, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter that Forever 21 is […]

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Marijuana Officially Decriminalized In New York

Marijuana Officially Decriminalized In New York

New York, the most populous city in the United States has officially decriminalized the use of marijuana on August 28, 2019. The new law, which was green-lighted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last month downgrades the criminal penalty for the unlawful possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a fine. The law also removes criminal penalties for possession of less than two […]

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Remove 'Virgin' From Muslim Marriage Certificates: Bangladesh Court

Remove ‘Virgin’ From Muslim Marriage Certificates: Bangladesh Court

Moving towards gender equality, Bangladesh top court has recently ruled that the word “virgin” should be removed from Muslim marriage certificates, a term which is long been challenged by the right groups as “humiliating and discriminatory” and that it also breaches the privacy of the woman getting married. According to Bangladesh`s Muslim marriage and divorce […]

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