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[Asia] China Railways gets tough with smoking ban flouters

Offenders not only face a fine of up to 2,000 yuan, but will face restrictions on buying bullet train tickets. As a result of the new policy, they'll only be able to get a ticket after signing a pledge that they would not smoke again on the trains. And
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:46
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This is why you can only vape or smoke e-cigarettes at certain UK train stations

Despite still being perfectly legal, smoking e-cigarettes are now banned from the platforms at most UK railway stations....Network Rail, which manages a number of the UK's largest railway stations, has long upheld a ban on e-cigs. The company might hav
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:35
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[Korea - South] No-smoking areas keep shifting, sow confusion

when two officials from the Seongdong District Office approached them. “Starting from September,” warned one of the officials, “you’ll have to pay about 100,000 won for smoking.” The smokers angrily remonstrated, but eventually put out their cigarettes.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added May 8, 2016 17:17
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Spare a Swipe? New York City Eases Rules for a Subway Request

the Police Department’s internal order said the new policy was the result of a decision by the Manhattan district attorney’s office to no longer prosecute people arrested for minor infractions such as swipe-begging, smoking in the subway, or taking up two
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:14
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[New York] Video: Confrontation After Man Smokes Cigarette In Subway Car

can be seen smoking a cigarette while leaning on a pole in the middle of the subway car. It doesn’t take long ... Another good Samaritan then confronts him, and ultimately plucks the cigarette out of his hand and puts it out, which gets applause from the
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 14, 2016 16:17
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[New York] People v Thomas

An electronic cigarette neither burns nor contains tobacco. Instead, the use of such a device...does not fit within the definition of "smoking" under PHL § 1399-o...The legislative body of New York City has taken measures to address this issue. Since Apri
Justia
added Feb 24, 2016 20:15
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[France, UK] Passengers left stranded on Eurostar train after passenger had e-cig in toilet

The train ground to a halt soon after it had reach French soil, when alarms were activated by a passenger using the device in an onboard toilet. It pulled into a siding, and all power was cut, plunging the train into darkness and leaving passengers with
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:30
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking to be banned near subway exits

Sidewalks beside the city's 18 major roads that have more than eight lanes will also become smoke-free zones, including those along the Sejong-daero, Gangnam-daero and Yeongdong-daero. Fines will differ from district to district _ 50,000 won in Seocho,
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:37
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[Asia, China] Smoker forces high-speed train to delay departure

hundreds of passengers were held up in Guangzhou Tuesday apparently because a passenger puffed on a cigarette. The 670 passengers that boarded the Guangzhou to Wuhan train expected to take off at 3 pm...Workers at the station said smoke from a cigarette
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Police report lodged after two men were filmed smoking on an SMRT train

Train operator SMRT said it has lodged a police report against two men who were seen smoking in one of its trains. A video of the duo passing a cigarette amongst themselves, taking turns to puff on it, while a friend filmed the act, was posted on Faceboo
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 19:03
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