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[Malaysia] Operation on public transport smoking ban launched

An integrated operation on the smoking ban in public transport was launched today to ensure full compliance of the ruling among drivers. The operation involved the enforcement officers from the Ministry of Health, Royal Malaysian Police, Road Transport D (my)
added May 20, 2014 12:48

[Connecticut, New York] A Final Toast for Metro-North’s Bar Car

Even to defenders, the car is a curious anachronism, culled from an era of liquid lunches and onboard cigars. Smoking was banned inside cars in the 1980s, over some rider objections, but the New Haven bar car has survived, outlasting vanquished drink serv
New York Times
added May 9, 2014 23:02

Rail Agencies Adopting Smoking Policies to Cover E-Cigarettes

many transit agencies around the US are getting ahead of the game. They are starting to adopt regulatory policies that treat e-cigarettes the same as regular tobacco products. These agencies, including Virginia Railway Express (VRE), have concluded that
The Legal Examiner
added Apr 30, 2014 23:28

[Ireland] Attack on the vapours 'unfair', say those using e-cigarettes to quit

Iarnród Éireann has followed the example of Dublin Bus, which banned “vaping” on buses late last year. Clíodhna Ní Fhátharta of Dublin Bus says the aim was to keep buses a “smoke-free environment for both our passengers and employees”. When it is put to
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 24, 2014 18:01

[Ireland] Ó Fátharta: Time to clear the air over use of e-cigarettes

In the absence of regulation, certain semi-state bodies have already moved to ban their use. Most notably, the major public transport carriers — Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann have all banned their use on all services they operate. On the
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 18, 2014 02:28

[Illinois] E-cigarettes also are banned on CTA property

e-cigarettes are banned on CTA buses, trains and other properties. A CTA spokesperson confirmed this for me after an inquiry from Tattler reader John. He said he confronted a person smoking an e-cigarette on a bus:
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Mar 12, 2014 00:51

[Ireland] Frequently Asked Questions: Can I smoke on the train?

NO. Smoking is prohibited on all trains, offices and enclosed station areas. Iarnród Éireann treats replacement devices such as e-cigarettes in an identical manner to traditional cigarettes and they cannot be used onboard trains, within offices or in enc
Irish Rail (ie)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:15

[Ireland] Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?

Yes, it's unpleasant to be around them. 19% (733) No, they help smokers quit and don't do harm to others. 52% (2016) Don't know. 27% (1057)
The (ie)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:09

[Ireland] E-cigs banned from DART and trains

IRISH Rail has confirmed that electronic cigarettes are now banned from all its DART and train services. The company says it made the decision following complaints from passengers, even though there’s no evidence the devices cause any harm to anybody st
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:12

[Australia] CLARKE: Please try to understand why cigarette smoke has us fuming

Not only had the couple taken their two small children into the crowds at White Night, but they were also smoking like fog machines in a B-grade horror movie, while their toddler coughed in her pram and their five-year-old clung on, looking terrified of t
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:09
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