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[Asia, China] Smokers on trains to face big fines

Anyone caught smoking on high-speed trains will be fined up to 2,000 yuan ($330) as of Jan 1, according to a railway safety regulation issued by the State Council. The penalty aims to ensure normal operation of the railway system and passenger safety as
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:27
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[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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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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[Australia] Anthony Campo could be fined for using quit-smoking e-cigarette on Gosford Station

An electronic quit-smoking "cigarette" used on Gosford railway station could end in an $1100 fine for a Wyoming man. Retired pensioner Anthony Campo, 67, appeared in Gosford Local Court last week over a charge of smoking ``in or on a public passenger ve
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:45
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[Japan] Smokers raising stink over JR Tokai’s plan to make maglev nonsmoking

Railway officials are touting their new high-speed magnetic levitated train, which are expected to begin operations in 2027, the first in the nation, as cutting the travel time so much that smokers can resist the need to light up. They'll have no choice,
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:02
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[Australia] Smoking bans at railway station to widen

Smokers will be banned from lighting up anywhere on Ballarat railway station platforms from early 2014 and similar laws could be rolled out to all bus stops next, the state government announced yesterday. Health Minister David Davis said changes to tran
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:08
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[Australia] Smoking ban gets tick of approval

RAILWAY stations and tram stops are set to be smoke free after the state government extended a smoking ban on public transport spaces on Sunday. Minister for Health David Davis and Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced changes to the Tran
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:06
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[Australia] Smokers face train station ban under new State Government health rules

SMOKERS will be forced to butt out at railway stations from early next year with the State Government set to ban smoking on train platforms. Under new rules to be unveiled today by Health Minister David Davis and Transport Minister Terry Mulder, cigaret
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:05
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: State strikes new blow against lethal tobacco

The State Government gets it, announcing today that from next year smoking will be banned on train platforms and raised platforms at super tram stops. Adults risk a $212 fine and under-age smokers $72 for smoking at these stops, just like they do at und
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Oct 12, 2013 20:27
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