Manchester City convinced Arsenal leading push to have Champions League ban upheld

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 29 Mar 2020 8:01 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.9kShares Euro 2020 postponed over coronavirusTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:05FullscreenEuro 2020 postponed over coronavirushttps://metro.co.uk/video/euro-2020-postponed-coronavirus-2132178/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: How Manchester City reacted to Liverpool’s bid to uphold their Champions League banMORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dodges questions over Arsenal future during Instagram live with Kevin-Prince BoatengFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Manchester City convinced Arsenal leading push to have Champions League ban upheld Arteta is in charge at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Manchester City believe Arsenal are the club leading the charge to have their Champions League ban upheld, reports say.Several Premier League clubs banded together last week to ask the Court of Arbitration for Sport to ensure City are barred from next season’s competition even if their appeal cannot be heard this summer.UEFA banned City from the next two seasons of the Champions League for breaching their Financial Fair Play regulations.City immediately insisted the ruling was incorrect and lodged an appeal with CAS, hoping to have their ban reduced or struck off completely.ADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveAdvertisementAdvertisementLiverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Burnley, Leicester City, Wolves and Arsenal all wrote to CAS to demand the ban be upheld as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to delay the appeal decision.The Mirror claim City believe they have discovered Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal is the leading force among the clubs that wrote to CAS.The reigning Premier League champions do not have any history of bad blood with Arsenal, but City are convinced the Gunners instigated the move and rallied the teams together. Advertisementcenter_img Advertisement Arteta was Guardiola’s No.2 at City (Picture: Getty)City boss Pep Guardiola and Arteta have a close relationship, with the Arsenal coach leaving his position as Guardiola’s No.2 earlier this season to return to the Emirates.Arsenal will deny they are the instigators if City get in touch to ask for an explanation.While the question of City’s involvement in next season’s competition rages on, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin admitted the current campaign may have to be abandoned if the coronavirus crisis continues to worsen.‘Nobody knows when the pandemic will end,’ he told Italian newspaper La Repubblica.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘We have a plan A, B or C: to restart in mid-May, in June or at the end of June.‘If then we wouldn’t be able to do any of these, the season would probably be lost.‘There is also the possibility of ending this season at the start of the next, which would then be postponed, starting a little later.‘We’re in touch with the leagues, the clubs, there is a working group and we’ll see what solution is best for all. ‘We have to wait, like any other sector.’ Commentlast_img read more

Wolf Administration Approves Luzerne County Facility to Begin Medical Marijuana Production

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter October 31, 2017 Human Services,  Medical Marijuana,  Press Release,  Public Health Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Health has approved Standard Farms, LLC in White Haven, Luzerne County, to grow and process medical marijuana, keeping the program on track to deliver medical marijuana to patients next year.“Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program is one step closer to becoming fully operational,” Governor Wolf said. “We remain on track to provide medical marijuana safely and effectively to Pennsylvanians with serious medical conditions sometime in 2018. In the coming weeks, the Department of Health expects the rest of the grower/processors to be approved to begin production.”In order to become operational, Standard Farms underwent several inspections from the Department of Health. The facilities also are fully integrated with the seed-to-sale tracking system. The grower/processors will now be able to begin accepting seeds and clones to grow medical marijuana.“We are working with patients, caregivers and physicians to make sure they are ready to participate in the program,” Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Patients are our first priority, and we want to get medication to them as safely and efficiently as possible.”The Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf on April 17, 2016. Since that time, the department has:Completed the Safe Harbor temporary guidelines and Safe Harbor Letter application process, as well as approved more than 300 applications;Completed temporary regulations for growers/processors, dispensaries physicians and laboratories, all which have been published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;Issued permits to grower/processors and dispensaries;Developed the Medical Marijuana Physician Workgroup;Approved three training providers for physician continuing education;Approved two laboratories to test medication before it is delivered to patients; andContinue to work with permittees to ensure they will be operational within six months.The Medical Marijuana Program became effective on May 17, 2016, and is expected to be fully implemented by 2018. The program will offer medical marijuana to patients who are residents of Pennsylvania and under a practitioner’s care for the treatment of a serious medical condition as defined by the Medical Marijuana Law.Questions about the Medical Marijuana Program can be emailed to RA-DHMedMarijuana@pa.gov. Information is also available on the Department of Health website at www.health.pa.gov.For more information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.center_img Wolf Administration Approves Luzerne County Facility to Begin Medical Marijuana Productionlast_img read more