refusal to sanction

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So the Government's refusal to sanction the wider use of cheap medicines out of patent is dangerous as well as inexplicable.
Meantime, in another twist, Patsalis has filed a complaint to police over a spoof blog post claiming the minister stepped down because of the President's refusal to sanction the use of medical marijuana.
On Thursday, the CBI had approached a special court to seek approval for dropping the name of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in Adarsh housing society scam following the state governor"s refusal to sanction his prosecution.
Meanwhile, International Rugby Board (IRB) chairman Bernard Lapasset reiterated the world governing body's refusal to sanction any cross-border competition not backed by each union involved.
And despite Parliament's refusal to sanction military strikes against Syria, the RAF's swift response is a warning to dictator Assad's forces not to mess with Britain.
But Real's refusal to sanction the deal at its final stages left the 25-year-old extremely disappointed.
UK Coal is asking the High Court in London to overturn a public inquiry inspector's refusal to sanction the project.
KAZAN (CyHAN)- Russian opposition activists are planning to gather Saturday despite Moscow authorities' refusal to sanction an anti-Kremlin rally.
When it was pointed out that Owen's wages may be prohibitive, given the club's refusal to sanction a pounds 6m deal for Clint Dempsey on Friday, he added: "That's something which would have to be discussed.
The fight took place despite opposition from the British Boxing Board of Control, whose refusal to sanction the showdown was easily circumvented by having the Luxembourg Boxing Federation license both fighters.
Where the British Boxing Board of Control will be left also remains to be seen with their refusal to sanction the encounter easily circumvented by having the anonymous Luxembourg Boxing Federation license the fighters.
g f o e e One hurdle could involve Hearts' refusal to sanction the loan move.