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[Connecticut] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the s
Connecticut Post
added Feb 23, 2015 21:44
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[Connecticut, New York] A Final Toast for Metro-North’s Bar Car

Even to defenders, the car is a curious anachronism, culled from an era of liquid lunches and onboard cigars. Smoking was banned inside cars in the 1980s, over some rider objections, but the New Haven bar car has survived, outlasting vanquished drink serv
New York Times
added May 9, 2014 23:02
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[Ireland] E-cigs banned from DART and trains

IRISH Rail has confirmed that electronic cigarettes are now banned from all its DART and train services. The company says it made the decision following complaints from passengers, even though there’s no evidence the devices cause any harm to anybody st
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:12
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[New Zealand] Ban Smoking In Public Places, UC Researcher Says

A University of Canterbury (UC) health sciences researcher has called for public places such as bus stops, train stations, ferry terminals, streets, urban centres and beaches to be declared smoke-free. UC lecturer Dr Mark Wallace-Bell says bans should b
Scoop (nz)
added May 23, 2013 03:50
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[UK] Policeman assaulted after tram smoking argument in Altrincham

The 45-year-old informed a man smoking at the tram doors on the platform that smoking was not permitted there. After the man became verbally abusive, he identified himself as a police officer. He was knocked to the floor by a second man in a group of ab
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2013 09:23
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[Australia] VIDEO: NSW smoking ban: Smokers like it

YESTERDAY’S introduction of strict outdoor smoking bans in NSW drew few objections on the Border; even smokers believe the tougher laws are a good idea. It is now illegal to smoke in many outdoor public areas, including train stations, bus stops and spo
The Border Mail (au)
added Jan 8, 2013 05:33
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[Australia] Smokers to butt out at bus stops

All Canberra’s public transport stations, bus stops and train stations became smoke-free on 1 October, with smoking and vaping prohibited following changes to the Territory’s Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003. Transport Canberra said smoking was banned
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:38
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[Asia] Court to hear China's first lawsuit against smoking in public areas

A railway court in Beijing is scheduled to hear a lawsuit against smoking on China's passenger trains recently, reports Beijing Youth Daily. Li Jing (an alias), a college-bound student, filed the lawsuit to the Beijing Railway Transport Court against Ha
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains

A college student has sued the Harbin Railway Bureau because of the pungent smell of cigarettes in the train carriage in which she was traveling. People's Daily comments: This is the first case in China related to the smoking ban in public places and it
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[UK] Cautions for passengers vaping or with feet on seats

London Midland staff are issuing cautions for passengers found with their feet on seats, smoking e-cigarettes or riding bicycles on train station platforms.
BBC Online
added Aug 7, 2017 19:36
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