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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

[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

[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
added Mar 3, 2015 13:29

[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

[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

Smokers slow high-speed trains in NE China

Bullet trains on a high-speed railway line in Northeast China have been forced to slow down seven times over the last three days because of smoking passengers, railway police said Tuesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 4, 2012 06:58

[UK] WEST: The smoking ban was right – I love Big Brother

I didn’t want to be a full-on smoker; now I’m quite happy to be an occasional social smoker who puffs away on those rare occasions when a big social gathering coincides with a nice day. By making heavy smoking a massive hassle, the ban has made it easier
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 11:41

[India] Surrogate ads of tobacco products all over metro stations: NGO

Such advertisements are everywhere, argues Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 8, 2012 18:10

SACHS: A memory of the smoking car

The smoking car was a wonderful combination of improvised theater and voyeuristic give-and-take.
Chicago Reader
added May 22, 2012 01:01

[Switzerland] Swiss train stations test smoking ban

Smoking bans have been introduced at six railway stations in Switzerland as part of a 12-month test phase. The Swiss Federal Railways is considering making all of its stations smoke-free. The six stations taking part in the smoking ban pilot project are
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:57
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