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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

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

[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

[UK] Beware smokers - electronic cigarettes banned from trains and railway stations in East Surrey

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 that date and decided to introduce this
Surrey Mirror (uk)
added Aug 6, 2015 13:47

[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 (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:27

[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

[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

[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

[Finland] Finnish trains go smokeless

Finland is the last Nordic country to ban smoking on the rails.
YLE24 (fi)
added May 3, 2013 23:28

[China] Staff smoking on bullet train broadcasted on CCTV

However, when the bullet train G801 entered into Wuhan station, netizens spotted a scene that several people went out of the train with cigarettes in hand, one of those even wearing staff badge. Yesterday four video snapshots featuring staff smoking on (cn)
added Dec 30, 2012 16:44
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