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[Switzerland] Swiss train stations test smoking ban

Smoking bans have been introduced at six railway stations in Switzerland as part of a 12-month test phase. The Swiss Federal Railways is considering making all of its stations smoke-free. The six stations taking part in the smoking ban pilot project are
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:57

China’s Orwellian ‘Social Credit System’ To Begin Banning People From Planes, Trains

Many have anticipated that the system will eventually rate citizens based on everything they say and do...Besides recording mirror infractions like jaywalking or smoking in public, the system could also record and punish citizens for making dissenting spe
The Epoch Times
added Mar 17, 2018 14:55

China to bar people with bad 'social credit' from planes, trains

People who would be put on the restricted lists included those found to have committed acts like spreading false information about terrorism and causing trouble on flights, as well as those who used expired tickets or smoked on trains
added Mar 17, 2018 14:52

[China] VIDEO: Watch: Western man refuses to stop smoking on Beijing subway; hurls abuse at offended passengers

The footage shows the man, who appears to be in his 20s and speaks English with a European accent, holding a lit cigarette as he exchanges expletives with an adversary who, from off camera, is heard advising him to “go back to your country”. The smoker
New Straits Times (my)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:49

[China] Beijing subway passengers in foul-mouthed row over foreigner smoking on train

A foreign man who got into a foul-mouthed slanging match with fellow passengers on a Beijing subway train after refusing to put out his cigarette is likely to face a police investigation, according to local media reports.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 17, 2018 14:44

[Ireland] PICS: A factory capable of producing 250,000 illegal cigarettes per hour has been uncovered by Gardaí

this was the first time a commercial illicit cigarette production plant was discovered in the State and the factory was in full operation when Revenue officers and the Armed Support unit entered the premises. In total, 11 Eastern European men, aged betwe (ie)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

[Illinois] Gurnee village board to consider raising the age to buy tobacco to 21

The Gurnee village board will consider raising the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to 21 at its meeting Monday. If approved the village will join Deerfield, Highland Park, Lincolnshire, Vernon Hills, Mundelein and Buffalo Grov
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

[Minnesota] Proposal Would Raise MN Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 cities across the country have raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, including five Minnesota cities. The
Public News Service (PNS)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

Global Smoking Cessation Partnering 2018: Access to Deals and Agreements by the World's Leading Healthcare Companies Since 2012

provides understanding and access to partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. The report provides an analysis of partnering deals. The majority of deals are discovery or development stage whereby the licen
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

Global E-cigarette and T-Vapor Market Report 2018

The e-cigarette and t-vapor market amounted to $11.44 billion in 2016 and is expected to witness a double-digit growth throughout the forecast period of 2017-2025. Increasing prices of cigarettes, rising health awareness, and product innovation and tech
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39
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