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[California] E-cigarettes banned on trolleys, buses

Use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and other similar devices is now prohibited on San Diego mass transportation vehicles as well as and bus and trolley stops. The 15-member Metropolitan Transit System board voted unanimously on the new regulation
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Jun 21, 2015 15:22

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Police report lodged after two men were filmed smoking on an SMRT train

Train operator SMRT said it has lodged a police report against two men who were seen smoking in one of its trains. A video of the duo passing a cigarette amongst themselves, taking turns to puff on it, while a friend filmed the act, was posted on Faceboo
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 19:03

[UK] So where can you still vape?

The train company is the latest in a long list of organisations to ban "vaping". It joins sports stadiums, high street shops and some hospitals. The bans are controversial. In most cases, they aren't on health or legal grounds, but for the comfort of oth
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2015 17:20

[UK] E-cigarettes have now been banned from most British trains, stations and platforms despite it being totally legal

‘We have a no smoking policy regardless of the type of device customers would like to smoke. ‘Our concern is that e-cigarettes will unsettle other passengers or cause people to think that smoking real cigarettes is allowed. Many airlines also enforce th
Metro Café (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:16

[UK] E-cigarettes ban introduced by rail firm

The Southern train company is to impose a ban on e-cigarette smoking. The rail firm will, from July 26, join a number of other rail firms in banning e-cigarettes across all of its services and at stations.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 10, 2015 11:13

[UK] E-cigarettes banned from Southern Railway's trains and stations - for the "comfort" of other passengers

“Its not for safety but for the comfort of our other passengers,” said a spokesman. The new rules will affect 156 stations and 2,300 daily train services.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 9, 2015 01:26

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Editorial: Tougher measures on smokers

The lesson from PT KAI Commuter Jabodetabek shows that tough measures will encourage people to take part in preventing others from violating the smoking ban. In this case, social control works well. And if the railway operator can do it, there is no excu
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2015 10:45

[District of Columbia, Maryland] For man vaping on Metro, only etiquette laws were broken

D.C. transit riders: Definitely don’t smoke marijuana out of any device on the Metro. Don’t smoke cigarettes. And smoking an e-cigarette on the Metro is bad etiquette, but, well, it won’t land you behind bars.
Washington Post
added Mar 10, 2015 12:38

[Connecticut, New York] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the si
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Mar 4, 2015 18:05

[California] Locals Are Responding To Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Ads For Smokefree Housing | Walnut Creek, CA Patch

"Bay Area residents want their city councils and boards of supervisors to adopt similar laws,"...Ads on public transit have the American Lung Association answering daily calls for stronger smokefree housing laws, lung association officials said. The ad
added Mar 3, 2015 13:29
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