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[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41
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[UK] Train users caught putting their feet on seats or vaping could face prosecution

Train company London Midland has launched a new campaign to stamp out anti-social behaviour and it could see passengers facing prosecution for breaking new railway by-laws.
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:18
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[UK] Cautions for passengers vaping or with feet on seats

London Midland staff are issuing cautions for passengers found with their feet on seats, smoking e-cigarettes or riding bicycles on train station platforms.
BBC Online
added Aug 7, 2017 19:36
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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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[Belarus] Spark too soon! Terrifying moment rail passenger's handbag suddenly bursts into flames as her e-cigarette explodes like a FIREWORK

The spectacular incident was caught on CCTV cameras in an underground Metro station in Minsk, the capital city of Belarus. The woman, wearing black pants and a long grey cardigan, was approaching a ticket barrier, carrying the bag over her shoulder, whe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:20
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[UK] Foul-mouthed yob who swore at police non-stop for 14 minutes after he lit up a cigarette on a train is jailed

Greenhalgh was on the 5.37pm Carlisle-Barrow train on June 5 when he began swearing, making threats and smoking onboard the rush-hour service in front of disgusted commuters.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 03:23
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Commuting is such a drag! Video captures woman wearing an orange MTA vest lighting up a cigar on New York subway train

'Oh my god,' says one man. 'An MTA worker is lighting ... up.' Another man is then seen in the video entering the frame beside the woman and making an obscene gesture.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 18:53
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[Australia] Smoking banned at Canberra bus and light rail stops, train stations from October 1, 2017

Smoking will be banned from public transport waiting areas, including bus stops, taxi shelters, train stations and (when they're built) light rail stops.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
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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] 5 Fires That Shaped Modern London

A fire that started on a wooden escalator in the King’s Cross London Underground station killed 31 people and injured many. Many commuters at the time had ignored a smoking ban in place in the subway system since 1984, and an inquest found that the fire w
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2017 17:39
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