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[Australia] Man suffers serious head injuries after being hit by Melbourne train 'during fight with transit officers when they found him smoking in a carriage'

A wrestle took place at the end of the platform but the man got away from officers before he hit the side of the moving train.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:32
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[France] Baby is left on board a French train alone after it pulled out of the station when its mother hopped onto the platform for a cigarette

Baby is left on board a French train alone after it pulled out of the station when its mother hopped onto the platform for a cigarette 18-year-old mother stepped off the south-bound TGV at Le Mans on Monday Woman's 19-year-old partner joined her on plat
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:06
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[New York] Wheelchair-bound woman smokes ‘blunt’ on subway, ruckus ensues

A cell phone video that went viral Wednesday purportedly shows a woman in a wheelchair smoking a “blunt” on an M train and arguing with a young straphanger, just before being tossed off the subway — wheelchair and all. “Get the f–k off my train!” the en
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2017 05:42
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[Asia, India] Note ban brings tobacco smuggling to halt

According to the Railway police, a spin-off of the ban on high-value currency notes is the drastic fall in smuggling of pan masala products and cheap quality ganja by trains that directly connect the eastern part of the country to Kerala. They attribute
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[New York] NYC burn victims' attorney demands e-cigarette ban on public transit after exploding products injured his clients

“Until manufacturers identify and correct the product causing E-cig and their batteries from exploding, I call on Federal, State and local elected officials to ban them from being carried on public transportation, buses and trains as they pose a threat t
New York Daily News
added Dec 11, 2016 17:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[UK] Police urge passengers to report people smoking on trains via a 'discrete' text

British Transport Police (BTP) is asking travellers to report crime or incidents on trains or at stations by text. An advertising campaign - which has the strapline "let's make a difference" - gives examples of the kind of incidents travellers might rep
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Asia] Israel Railways fined NIS 6 million in no-smoking enforcement case

for failing to adequately enforce no-smoking laws at both its outdoor and indoor stations. The decision also required the company to pay NIS 1 million to the plaintiff’s lawyers and NIS 200,000 to the plaintiffs.
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 11, 2016 18:26
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[Asia] Should regular trains in China keep "smoking areas" for passengers?

China's rail authorities launched an "upgraded" smoking ban late last month, stipulating that passengers who were punished by police for smoking in bullets trains (high-speed trains) could also face restrictions on the future purchase of bullet train tick
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:47
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