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[New York] E-asy, riders: No smokeless cigs on the LIRR

the railroad's lawyers looked closely at legislation passed in Albany in 2011 that made it illegal to smoke on a train, a platform or a station -- and that the legislation includes a ban on electronic cigarettes. The law, which went into effect in Novemb
New York Post
added Jul 16, 2013 22:56
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Russian smokers enjoy last day of tobacco freedom

According to the new law, from June 1, smokers will not be allowed to smoke in public places, schools, universities, in buildings of state authorities, regional public transport, railway stations, airports, elevators and stairwells, playgrounds and bus st
Pravda Online
added May 31, 2013 11:34
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[Canada] 'Irresponsible, illegal and extremely dangerous' Montreal subway drinking marathon prompts investigation

Participants are seen drinking and smoking on métro cars and platforms; vomiting in métro cars and on platforms and outside stations; urinating on station benches, tracks and walls; sitting on platform edges; and drawing graffiti outside stations.
National Post (ca)
added Mar 29, 2013 16:08
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[China] Bullet train smokers risk detention

SMOKERS on high-speed rail lines may be detained as Shanghai railway operators strengthen the crackdown on smoking onboard. The detention can range from five days to 10 days, said the Shanghai Railway Bureau. The change is effective immediately.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:23
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[China] Passenger smoking caused bullet train to speed down

This is the seventh time that alarm was triggered by smoking of passengers since December 1 this year, when the bullet train on Harbin-Dalian railway was first put to operation."
SINA (cn)
added Dec 4, 2012 03:46
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains ($$)

China prohibited smoking in public places in 2006. But the ban is not effectively enforced to prevent people from smoking in public places. Ban on smoking in public places includes trains
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41
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[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railways to reject ads for junk food, tobacco products and alcohol

While it welcomed the move by the Railways, the Health Ministry warned that the initiative could be used by corporations to promote products such as alcohol, tobacco, food containing high amounts of fat, sugar and salt (HFSS), and sugar sweetened beverag
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 4, 2017 21:18
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[New York] Wheelchair-bound woman smokes ‘blunt’ on subway, ruckus ensues

A cell phone video that went viral Wednesday purportedly shows a woman in a wheelchair smoking a “blunt” on an M train and arguing with a young straphanger, just before being tossed off the subway — wheelchair and all. “Get the f–k off my train!” the en
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2017 05:42
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[New York] NYC burn victims' attorney demands e-cigarette ban on public transit after exploding products injured his clients

“Until manufacturers identify and correct the product causing E-cig and their batteries from exploding, I call on Federal, State and local elected officials to ban them from being carried on public transportation, buses and trains as they pose a threat t
New York Daily News
added Dec 11, 2016 17:26
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