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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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[New York] Should smoking a cigarette land you in jail?

Morrison, 49, asked why, and one of the officers told him that he wasn’t allowed to smoke in the transit system. Morrison said he knew that, but had put out the cigarette before he got underground. The officer told him a new law made the staircase part o
amNew York
added Apr 4, 2016 18:22
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New York Court Rules that Vaping Is Not Smoking

After a vaper was cited for using his device on a subway platform, he challenged the issue in court. In “People vs. Thomas”, the judge said that New York law defines smoking as “the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or subst
ChurnMag.com
added Feb 24, 2016 20:02
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette leads to Worcester woman’s arrest

Transit Police officers approached a woman at South Station on Monday. According to police she was smoking under a “No smoking” sign. The officers identified her as Joanne Keenan of Worcester, who they said had outstanding warrants for assault and batter
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 6, 2015 13:20
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[California] Political Blotter: Banning 'vaping' on BART, and raising the minimum smoking age

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is thanking BART for its plan to ban use of e-cigarettes on trains and in stations. "Research has raised major concerns about secondhand exposure to e-cigarette vapor," Boxer, D-Calif., wrote in a letter sent Wednesday to BART bo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 2, 2015 18:56
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[New York] Photo: Man Bums A Smoke, Lights Up On Crowded Subway Car

on a delayed 6 train. Daina Bouquin captured this scene, noting, "This guy was laying down taking 3 seats. He sat up, bummed a cig & lit up." Shockingly, aside from the man who appears amused by the whole thing, no one seems to be reacting. Or offering an
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Nov 21, 2014 17:41
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[Denmark] Smokers ignoring station smoking ban

The ban on smoking at train stations and on platforms has been in place for almost a month now. Despite the new rules, smokers continue to light up. “It is a process,” said DSB spokesperson Leif Fabrin to Berlingske. “You still see people smoking, but I
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Aug 1, 2014 15:43
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