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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

[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

[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

[Australia] No butts about it, warns Police Transport Command

NSW Police Transport Command will today (Tuesday 12 November 2013) join forces with NSW Health and Transport for NSW in a ground-breaking initiative aimed at protecting commuters from second-hand cigarette smoke. Since 7 January 2013, smoking has been b
NSW Police Force (au)
added Nov 11, 2013 19:36

[Australia] Crackdown on Commuter Smokers

NSW Police Transport Command will be targeting smokers at station platforms and bus stops with on-the-spot fines of $300. The Command has partnered with NSW Health and Transport for NSW in protecting commuters against second hand smoke.
Kyle and Jackie O Show (au)
added Nov 11, 2013 19:34

[UK] TfL vetos electronic cigarettes for staff… now commuters could face ban too

Transport For London staff have been banned from using electronic cigarettes at work because they are too realistic. And customers may also be forbidden to “smoke” them in future, bosses at TfL say.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 9, 2013 13:13

[New York] LETTER: Ready to fight e-cigarette ban

Electronic cigarettes are not included in the definition of “smoking” in the New York State Clean Indoor Air Act, which is to say that the New York state Legislature has not added e-cigarettes to any smoking ban other than sales. That the Long Island Rai
New York Journal News
added Jul 24, 2013 03:28

[New Zealand] Ban smoking before 2015, urges forum

Bus stops, train stations and ferry terminals should be declared "smoke-free" from September, the Auckland Council parks forum has recommended. This is in response to council officers proposing 2015 as the start date for smoke-free areas at council tran
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 21, 2013 07:18

[District of Columbia, Virginia] On Metro, can you e-smoke one if you got one?

"What most people don't realize is that it is actually local ordinances that govern what's prohibited on Metro," Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said. In 2010, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II ruled that the state's smoking ban does not apply to
Washington Post
added May 19, 2013 15:50

China to bar people with bad 'social credit' from planes, trains

People who would be put on the restricted lists included those found to have committed acts like spreading false information about terrorism and causing trouble on flights, as well as those who used expired tickets or smoked on trains
added Mar 17, 2018 14:52
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