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New York Court Rules Vaping Is Not the Same as Smoking

A New York court has ruled that, under state law, vapers can’t be charged for violating anti-smoking rules because—as millions of vapers have been repeating for years—vaping isn’t smoking. This is the latest sign of a gradual acceptance by lawmakers and l
Vice.com
added Feb 25, 2016 05:04
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[Denmark] Danish public train system smoke-free from July 1, 2014

As of July 1, all outdoor public places, including platforms, of the Danish public train system will be smoke-free. Indoor premises, including trains, have already been smoke-free already for 7 years. A large majority of commuters support a 100% smoke-fr
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:30
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Fines for smoking on Russian airlines may rise to $1600

Fines for smoking on board a plane may rise to 50,000 rubles ($1,625) according to a bill submitted to the State Duma by a group of lawmakers representing all parties. The sponsors of the bill propose amending the Administrative Offenses Code and introdu
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:30
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Russia Considers Public Smoking Ban

Russia's Health Ministry has submitted a draft law to parliament banning the open sale of cigarettes and smoking in public places
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 21, 2012 05:55
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[Asia, China] Blacklists ban air, rail travel

China issued its first blacklists for violators of airline and railway safety rules ... three smoked during flight... According to the list, 21 of the violators were punished for smoking on trains
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Asia, India] Note ban brings tobacco smuggling to halt

According to the Railway police, a spin-off of the ban on high-value currency notes is the drastic fall in smuggling of pan masala products and cheap quality ganja by trains that directly connect the eastern part of the country to Kerala. They attribute
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Asia, China] Smokers on trains to face big fines

Anyone caught smoking on high-speed trains will be fined up to 2,000 yuan ($330) as of Jan 1, according to a railway safety regulation issued by the State Council. The penalty aims to ensure normal operation of the railway system and passenger safety as
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:27
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[Australia] Anthony Campo could be fined for using quit-smoking e-cigarette on Gosford Station

An electronic quit-smoking "cigarette" used on Gosford railway station could end in an $1100 fine for a Wyoming man. Retired pensioner Anthony Campo, 67, appeared in Gosford Local Court last week over a charge of smoking ``in or on a public passenger ve
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:45
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[District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia] KELLY: When e-smokers breathe out, what do we breathe in?

after my column last week on whether using those devices — what’s known as “vaping” — is allowed on Metro, I heard from both sides of the matter. Lyle Feisel of St. Michaels, Md., wrote: “It seems to me that in the issue
Washington Post
added Jul 3, 2013 01:35
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in public places - expert

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
Voxy (nz)
added May 21, 2013 16:54
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