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Decclan Chronicle
Celebrities may face upto 5 years in jail for misleading endorsementsfor fixing liability on celebrities and stringent punishment for adulteration,
Celebrities may face upto 5 years in jail for misleading endorsements
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
for fixing liability on celebrities and stringent punishment for adulteration, among others. According to sources, the Department of Consumer Affairs has received comments from other ministries on the draft law. Almost all the ministries are... Read more
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dna
Think before you shoot: Celebs could face five years in jail for 'misleading' adsfor fixing liability on celebrities and stringent punishment for adulteration,
Think before you shoot: Celebs could face five years in jail for 'misleading' ads
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
for fixing liability on celebrities and stringent punishment for adulteration, among others. According to sources, the Department of Consumer Affairs has received comments from other ministries on the draft law. Almost all the ministries are... Read more
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The Advocate
5 Issues Remind Us Why We Need Women's Equality Daysome form of physical or sexual violence at the hands of romantic partners. 4.
5 Issues Remind Us Why We Need Women's Equality Day
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
some form of physical or sexual violence at the hands of romantic partners. 4. Women Are Overcharged: The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs released a study in 2015 indicating that items such as clothes and toys marketed to females... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council adds new wing to nonexistent labor officeof last year and allocated $180,000 for two staff members, including a director
Council adds new wing to nonexistent labor office
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
of last year and allocated $180,000 for two staff members, including a director. The office was officially housed in the Department of Consumer Affairs in May, a spokeswoman for the agency said. But it's not yet there—or anywhere. The department... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Two more workers-rights advocates join de Blasio's consumer agencyThere was a time when the city’s business leaders pleaded to shift enforcement
Two more workers-rights advocates join de Blasio's consumer agency
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
There was a time when the city’s business leaders pleaded to shift enforcement powers to the Department of Consumer Affairs, believing it would give entrepreneurs a fairer shake than some other city agencies. Then, Julie Menin, who had brought a... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Woman sues Sacramento gym over treadmill injurytold, "As a matter of policy, 24 Hour Fitness does not comment on pending litig
Woman sues Sacramento gym over treadmill injury
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 5 days ago
told, "As a matter of policy, 24 Hour Fitness does not comment on pending litigation." Representatives from the California Department of Consumer Affairs and Sacramento County said gym safety equipment is not regulated or inspected by any... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Ask The Expert: How do I select the right paint finish for the interior rooms of my home?Staten Island). Homeowners should always consult with licensed professionals, c
Ask The Expert: How do I select the right paint finish for the interior rooms of my home?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
Staten Island). Homeowners should always consult with licensed professionals, check a contractor's license through the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (call 311 for information) and insure that their project complies with NYC DOB regulations... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
California’s RN grads in licensing limbowho’s suffering? Our nurse graduates and our patients.” Veronica Harms, a spok
California’s RN grads in licensing limbo
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
who’s suffering? Our nurse graduates and our patients.” Veronica Harms, a spokeswoman for the nursing board and for the Department of Consumer Affairs that oversees it, said the department had resolved early glitches with the new computer... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Always Buy The Men's Version Of Products To Avoid The Gender TaxAccording to a recent study, this gender tax (or “pink tax”) ends up costing fe
Always Buy The Men's Version Of Products To Avoid The Gender Tax
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
According to a recent study, this gender tax (or “pink tax”) ends up costing females thousands of dollars. The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs compared nearly 800 products with male and female versions sold at two dozen retailers in New... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley's state aid, transit project on holdNutley’s tax levy, at its peak. "It is not accurate to say that Nutley was pro
Nutley's state aid, transit project on hold
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
Nutley’s tax levy, at its peak. "It is not accurate to say that Nutley was promised anything," Tammori Petty, New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs’ director of communications, stated Tuesday in an email. "Nutley applied for transitional aid... Read more
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MedCity News
Flawed computer system implementation exacerbates nurse licensing woes in Californiawho’s suffering? Our nurse graduates and our patients.” Veronica Harms, a spok
Flawed computer system implementation exacerbates nurse licensing woes in California
MedCity News / Posted 12 days ago
who’s suffering? Our nurse graduates and our patients.” Veronica Harms, a spokeswoman for the nursing board and for the Department of Consumer Affairs that oversees it, said the department had resolved early glitches with the new computer... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Mayor signs law creating labor enforcement officeoffice into existence that will enforce the city’s paid-sick-leave law and othe
Mayor signs law creating labor enforcement office
Crain's New York Business / Posted 12 days ago
office into existence that will enforce the city’s paid-sick-leave law and other mandates on city businesses. The city’s Department of Consumer Affairs currently enforces the paid-sick-leave law, but it was not clear if the new Office of Labor... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council adds new division to nonexistent labor standards officeof last year and allocated $180,000 for two staff members, including a director
Council adds new division to nonexistent labor standards office
Crain's New York Business / Posted 12 days ago
of last year and allocated $180,000 for two staff members, including a director. The office was officially housed in the Department of Consumer Affairs in May, a spokeswoman for the agency said. But it's not yet there—or anywhere. The department... Read more
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Business Standard India
Centre mulls selling pulses through private retail chainsfar, only three states - Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana - have lifted
Centre mulls selling pulses through private retail chains
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
far, only three states - Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana - have lifted the same (around 16 per cent). The Department of Consumer Affairs has repeatedly urged state governments to lift pulses (tur and urad) from the buffer stock for... Read more
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New Kerala
Paswan urges HRD Ministry to include consumer studies in syllabi - newkerala.com #105907in enhancing awareness about consumer rights and responsibilities, official sou
Paswan urges HRD Ministry to include consumer studies in syllabi - newkerala.com #105907
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
in enhancing awareness about consumer rights and responsibilities, official sources said here on Tuesday. Paswan said the Department of Consumer Affairs has been already taking several steps to promote and protect consumer rights, as provided... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Escondido Beauty School Owner Arrestedarrest was part of an undercover joint investigation between the Bureau of Priv
Escondido Beauty School Owner Arrested
NBC San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
arrest was part of an undercover joint investigation between the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education and the Department of Consumer Affairs' Division of Investigation. According to the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Van's... Read more
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Business Standard India
Several BJP states not collecting pulses from buffer stocksthat nothing much can be achieved in terms of bringing down the high prices of
Several BJP states not collecting pulses from buffer stocks
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
that nothing much can be achieved in terms of bringing down the high prices of pulses without states' help, the Department of Consumer Affairs has requested the state governments to lift tur/arhar and urad pulses from the buffer stocks... Read more
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New Kerala
Several BJP states not collecting pulses from buffer stocks - newkerala.com #100289that nothing much can be achieved in terms of bringing down the high prices of
Several BJP states not collecting pulses from buffer stocks - newkerala.com #100289
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
that nothing much can be achieved in terms of bringing down the high prices of pulses without states' help, the Department of Consumer Affairs has requested the state governments to lift tur/arhar and urad pulses from the buffer stocks... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre to import another 30,000 tonnes of pulses for buffer stockagencies have also procured about 1.19 million tonnes of pulses from the domest
Centre to import another 30,000 tonnes of pulses for buffer stock
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
agencies have also procured about 1.19 million tonnes of pulses from the domestic market, official sources said. "The department of Consumer Affairs has requested state governments repeatedly to lift the pulses Tur and Urad from the buffer... Read more
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New Kerala
Centre to import another 30,000 tonnes of pulses for buffer stock - newkerala.com #100139agencies have also procured about 1.19 million tonnes of pulses from the domest
Centre to import another 30,000 tonnes of pulses for buffer stock - newkerala.com #100139
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
agencies have also procured about 1.19 million tonnes of pulses from the domestic market, official sources said. "The department of Consumer Affairs has requested state governments repeatedly to lift the pulses Tur and Urad from the buffer... Read more
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dna
33 complaints against Patanjali Ayurved advertisementsThe Department of Consumer Affairs had received 33 complaints against advertise
33 complaints against Patanjali Ayurved advertisements
dna / Posted 28 days ago
The Department of Consumer Affairs had received 33 complaints against advertisements of yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved Limited between April 2015 and July 2016, the government told the Lok Sabha on Monday. In a written response to a question... Read more
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New York Post
Hundreds of fans paid $100 for non-existent Trey Songz concertof people like this. I hope they find the persons responsible and that situatio
Hundreds of fans paid $100 for non-existent Trey Songz concert
New York Post / Posted 30 days ago
of people like this. I hope they find the persons responsible and that situations like this never occur again!” The city’s Department of Consumer Affairs recently warned concertgoers to be on the lookout for a new wave of fake tickets this summer,... Read more
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New York Post
It’s scary how many things in your house can be hackedall, this one has people watching babies sleeping and launching verbal gibes at
It’s scary how many things in your house can be hacked
New York Post / Posted 30 days ago
all, this one has people watching babies sleeping and launching verbal gibes at them. This past January, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs pointed out baby-monitor vulnerabilities without naming exactly what they are. As Consumer... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
DA charges nurse practitioner; issues date to 2010which would have allowed her to order medications for patients, the office said
DA charges nurse practitioner; issues date to 2010
The Record Searchlight / Posted a month ago
which would have allowed her to order medications for patients, the office said. According to a records search at the Department of Consumer Affairs, she obtained a furnishing license after she had written the prescription, on Oct. 2,... Read more

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