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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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[Japan] Smokers raising stink over JR Tokai’s plan to make maglev nonsmoking

Railway officials are touting their new high-speed magnetic levitated train, which are expected to begin operations in 2027, the first in the nation, as cutting the travel time so much that smokers can resist the need to light up. They'll have no choice,
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:02
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[Australia] Smoking bans at railway station to widen

Smokers will be banned from lighting up anywhere on Ballarat railway station platforms from early 2014 and similar laws could be rolled out to all bus stops next, the state government announced yesterday. Health Minister David Davis said changes to tran
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:08
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New smoking regulations take effect in Russia

According to the new regulations, specialized areas for smoking may be established at the entrances of multi-apartment buildings and at the long-haul ships. These areas would require special signs, ashtrays and lighting during nighttime.
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 14, 2015 13:14
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[Asia, India] No more tobacco on trains

‘Toilet smokers’ in trains beware! The state railway police is launching a drive against this menace in trains and will conduct aw­areness programmes against tobacco use.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Sep 3, 2013 03:12
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[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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Russian Parliament Considers Revising Smoking Ban in Airports, Train Stations

revising the country’s anti-smoking laws, which would reintroduce smoking rooms and special outdoor smoking areas in the country’s airports and train stations, Rossiyskaya Gazeta has reported.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 29, 2014 13:18
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes banned from East Croydon and Southern trains

However, announcing the ban last week, a Southern spokesman said: "From Sunday, July 26, electronic cigarettes were no longer permitted on Southern and Gatwick Express trains, nor at Southern stations. We joined the Govia Thameslink Railway franchise on
Croydon Advertiser (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 09:40
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Russian Railways in Smoking Crackdown, Privatization Freeze

Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin told journalists in Sochi on Thursday that the company would work toward a total ban on smoking on suburban trains.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 18, 2012 09:24
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[Australia] CLARKE: Please try to understand why cigarette smoke has us fuming

Not only had the couple taken their two small children into the crowds at White Night, but they were also smoking like fog machines in a B-grade horror movie, while their toddler coughed in her pram and their five-year-old clung on, looking terrified of t
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:09
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