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[Asia, Korea - South] Seoul to expand no-smoking zones at subway entrances from Sept.

The Seoul municipal government on Sunday said it plans to expand no-smoking zones at subway entrances to better address public health concerns. Under the changes that will go into effect as of Sept. 1, people caught smoking within 10 meters of a subway e
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jul 31, 2016 20:05
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Another commuter gets away with smoking inside MTR station

A woman was found smoking inside the Cheung Sha Wan MTR station, but she only received a verbal warning from staff of the train operator. At 9:40 a.m. Thursday a woman wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans was seen smoking while walking along the conco
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:46
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[Asia-pacific] Holy Smokes! MTR passenger puffs on cigarettes, drinks beer on busy train to Hong Kong public's horror

"I turned around and saw this guy sitting there, having a cigarette. A woman went up to him and asked if he was for real, then pulled the emergency call handle." MTR workers boarded the train and seemingly convinced the man to put his cigarette out.
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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This is why you can only vape or smoke e-cigarettes at certain UK train stations

Despite still being perfectly legal, smoking e-cigarettes are now banned from the platforms at most UK railway stations....Network Rail, which manages a number of the UK's largest railway stations, has long upheld a ban on e-cigs. The company might hav
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:35
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes curb removed from Welsh health bill

The Public Health (Wales) Bill aimed to restrict the use of nicotine-inhaling devices in places such as schools, restaurants and cafes as well as on public transport. But the contentious legislation was defeated by just one vote in the Welsh Assembly –
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Korea - South] No-smoking areas keep shifting, sow confusion

when two officials from the Seongdong District Office approached them. “Starting from September,” warned one of the officials, “you’ll have to pay about 100,000 won for smoking.” The smokers angrily remonstrated, but eventually put out their cigarettes.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added May 8, 2016 17:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul bans smoking within 10 meters of subway exits

The Seoul city government has started enforcing the smoking ban within 10 meters from all subway exits in the city. Previously, smoking was prohibited only near subway stations in six districts including Gangnam, Seocho, Gwanak and Yeongdeungpo.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 1, 2016 17:31
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Spare a Swipe? New York City Eases Rules for a Subway Request

the Police Department’s internal order said the new policy was the result of a decision by the Manhattan district attorney’s office to no longer prosecute people arrested for minor infractions such as swipe-begging, smoking in the subway, or taking up two
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:14
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[New York] Video: Confrontation After Man Smokes Cigarette In Subway Car

can be seen smoking a cigarette while leaning on a pole in the middle of the subway car. It doesn’t take long ... Another good Samaritan then confronts him, and ultimately plucks the cigarette out of his hand and puts it out, which gets applause from the
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 14, 2016 16:17
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[New York] Nordic Food Court Rises at Grand Central, With an Order to Leave No Trace

The men’s smoking lounge as it appeared about a century ago. The designers of Agern transformed the space into a Scandinavian modern interior, but preserved one of the doorways
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2016 14:37
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