refusal to sanction

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The APPG said a refusal to sanction evidence-based interventions which would bring down drug-related deaths appears "complacent and dangerous".
Her tourism policies have weathered the storm of China's refusal to sanction travel to Taiwan and seen numbers grow every year, with a more diverse range of people visiting Taiwan.
Please tell his stories, sing his songs and help us celebrate his life The family of football legend Billy McNeill announce his death at 79 and hail his life I believe that position will prove unsustainable Nicola Sturgeon predicts Downing Street's refusal to sanction indyref2 will change, allowing a vote by May 2021 We recognise the changes in society The Scottish Maritime Museum will stop referring to ships and boats as "she" to make them gender neutral after signs were vandalised INNUMBERS PS25k stolen by former MP Natalie McGarry from pro-indy groups.
Donald Trump's dislike of the WTO and refusal to sanction the appointment of new judges puts the existence of the WTO under threat.
Mourinho was left frustrated by executive vice-chairman Woodward's refusal to sanction moves for his desired defensive reinforcements in the transfer market.
Brendan Rodgers is adamant refusal to sanction the contest due to fears over trouble would be a sad indictment of society.
Alexander said this refusal to sanction TEC was consistent with the tone of the meeting, which emphasized work being done across the Anglican Communion, particularly initiatives around evangelism and discipleship, climate justice and the Bible in the Life of the Church Project.
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.
"His reliance upon the elite, refusal to sanction any opposition to the Federal Party (that supported close ties to the United States), the policy of granting suffrage to a select minority entrenched the existing feudal oligarchy thereby expanding the gap between rich and poor."
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.