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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

[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

[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

KNAUSGAARD: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

I desperately wanted a cigarette. Brown said it was against the law to smoke on the train... When the interview was over, I headed down the corridor to the tiny space between the carriages for a smoke. As I opened the door I felt a hand on my shoulder. I
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54

[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 (au)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:38

[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 (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55

[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

[Belarus] Spark too soon! Terrifying moment rail passenger's handbag suddenly bursts into flames as her e-cigarette explodes like a FIREWORK

The spectacular incident was caught on CCTV cameras in an underground Metro station in Minsk, the capital city of Belarus. The woman, wearing black pants and a long grey cardigan, was approaching a ticket barrier, carrying the bag over her shoulder, whe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:20

Commuting is such a drag! Video captures woman wearing an orange MTA vest lighting up a cigar on New York subway train

'Oh my god,' says one man. 'An MTA worker is lighting ... up.' Another man is then seen in the video entering the frame beside the woman and making an obscene gesture.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 18:53

[New York] 7 train conductor punched in face after telling man to stop smoking, police say

An MTA conductor was punched in the face by an irate 7 train rider after being told that he was not permitted to smoke on the train, police said. The conductor, 50, caught the man smoking on a Manhattan-bound train as it was approaching the Hunters Poin
Sunnyside (NY) Post
added May 11, 2017 19:49
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