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[Philippines] LRT's no-smoking policy extends to e-cigarettes

Sorry, e-smokers. The no-smoking policy of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) also applies to you. LRT Authority spokesman Hernando Cabrera said this amid questions from LRT riders on whether e-cigarettes, nicotine-fee alternatives to the real thing, are allo
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:45
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Russian trains to get smoking rooms

Russia is planning the possibility of helping nicotine-addicted people on long distance trains by providing special smoking rooms in it. Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development, Sergei Velmyaikin said at a press conference yesterday, that specia
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:35
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China’s Orwellian ‘Social Credit System’ To Begin Banning People From Planes, Trains

Many have anticipated that the system will eventually rate citizens based on everything they say and do...Besides recording mirror infractions like jaywalking or smoking in public, the system could also record and punish citizens for making dissenting spe
The Epoch Times
added Mar 17, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Foul-mouthed yob who swore at police non-stop for 14 minutes after he lit up a cigarette on a train is jailed

Greenhalgh was on the 5.37pm Carlisle-Barrow train on June 5 when he began swearing, making threats and smoking onboard the rush-hour service in front of disgusted commuters.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 03:23
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South Africa: Like Inhaling Smoke? Ride Metrorail.

A complete disregard for the no-smoking notices and rules on Metrorail trains and at stations by many commuters poses a daily health hazard to thousands of their fellow travelers. And Metrorail appears powerless to enforce the law.
All-Africa.com
added Aug 3, 2015 21:06
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[Asia, India] Transport dept initiates anti-tobacco campaign in Assam

Commissioner of Transport J Balaji though a letter dated June 18 requested all DTOs to take necessary steps for making public places like bus stands, parking places, all public conveyances, halting places, including Transport offices as No Smoking Area/Zo
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 25, 2015 14:56
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[Connecticut, New York] 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 si
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Mar 4, 2015 18:05
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[California] Locals Are Responding To Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Ads For Smokefree Housing | Walnut Creek, CA Patch

"Bay Area residents want their city councils and boards of supervisors to adopt similar laws,"...Ads on public transit have the American Lung Association answering daily calls for stronger smokefree housing laws, lung association officials said. The ad
Patch.org
added Mar 3, 2015 13:29
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[Asia, India] Smoking led to British national's death

The British national, whose body was found on Howrah-Delhi railway track two days ago, was suffering from depression and addicted to cigarettes and probably died while trying to open the train's door for smoking, police said today.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:21
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[UK] E-Cigarette Ban On Trains Branded 'Ludicrous' By Pro-Smoking Lobby Group

"This will only spore fear and rumour," Forest campaign manager Angela Harbutt said. "The idea that e-cigarettes are being banned on trains is absolutely ludicrous. "The only justification that has emerged thus far is that using one just happens to loo
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:47
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