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[Switzerland] Swiss Rail to test smoke-free train stations and platforms

will experiment with smoking restrictions at various train stations in response to customer complaints about second-hand smoke and cigarette butts on platforms impacting on comfort.
Le News (ch)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:57
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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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[Asia-pacific] Holy Smokes! MTR passenger puffs on cigarettes, drinks beer on busy train to Hong Kong public's horror

"I turned around and saw this guy sitting there, having a cigarette. A woman went up to him and asked if he was for real, then pulled the emergency call handle." MTR workers boarded the train and seemingly convinced the man to put his cigarette out.
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes curb removed from Welsh health bill

The Public Health (Wales) Bill aimed to restrict the use of nicotine-inhaling devices in places such as schools, restaurants and cafes as well as on public transport. But the contentious legislation was defeated by just one vote in the Welsh Assembly –
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul bans smoking within 10 meters of subway exits

The Seoul city government has started enforcing the smoking ban within 10 meters from all subway exits in the city. Previously, smoking was prohibited only near subway stations in six districts including Gangnam, Seocho, Gwanak and Yeongdeungpo.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 1, 2016 17:31
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[New York] Nordic Food Court Rises at Grand Central, With an Order to Leave No Trace

The men’s smoking lounge as it appeared about a century ago. The designers of Agern transformed the space into a Scandinavian modern interior, but preserved one of the doorways
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2016 14:37
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