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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Texas] Father is brutally beaten by a gang of youths after asking them to stop smoking marijuana on a Dallas train

This is the shocking moment a 44-year-old father was beaten by a gang of youngsters on board a Dallas train after asking them to stop smoking marijuana. Kennan Jones was attacked by the group on Sunday as they rode towards Deep Ellum in Dallas, Texas.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:52
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[New York] Legislature passes bill to ban use of e-cigarettes indoors

Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo sign the bill, vaping would be banned in, among other areas, the workplace, on buses and subways, and in outdoor areas where smoking is otherwise banned, such as within 100 feet of a school.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jun 20, 2017 19:23
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[UK] Smoking, drinking and being sick on the platforms: How Londoners predictably welcomed the first ever Night Tube

One man blew a huge cloud of smoke using his e-cigarette as he friend tried to doze off on the platform.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2016 19:42
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[Asia] China Railways gets tough with smoking ban flouters

Offenders not only face a fine of up to 2,000 yuan, but will face restrictions on buying bullet train tickets. As a result of the new policy, they'll only be able to get a ticket after signing a pledge that they would not smoke again on the trains. And
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:46
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