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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Editorial: Tougher measures on smokers

The lesson from PT KAI Commuter Jabodetabek shows that tough measures will encourage people to take part in preventing others from violating the smoking ban. In this case, social control works well. And if the railway operator can do it, there is no excu
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2015 10:45
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[District of Columbia, Maryland] For man vaping on Metro, only etiquette laws were broken

D.C. transit riders: Definitely don’t smoke marijuana out of any device on the Metro. Don’t smoke cigarettes. And smoking an e-cigarette on the Metro is bad etiquette, but, well, it won’t land you behind bars.
Washington Post
added Mar 10, 2015 12:38
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[Connecticut, New York] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the si
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Mar 4, 2015 18:05
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[California] Locals Are Responding To Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Ads For Smokefree Housing | Walnut Creek, CA Patch

"Bay Area residents want their city councils and boards of supervisors to adopt similar laws,"...Ads on public transit have the American Lung Association answering daily calls for stronger smokefree housing laws, lung association officials said. The ad
Patch.org
added Mar 3, 2015 13:29
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[Connecticut] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the s
Connecticut Post
added Feb 23, 2015 21:44
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[California] BART Board votes unanimously to ban e-cigarettes

BART officials said that because there are no state and federal guidelines to restrict the smoking of e-cigarettes, the transit agency's only immediate option is to enact an ordinance allowing the agency to enforce a restriction.
KGO-TV ABC7
added Feb 13, 2015 03:26
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[California] BART Board Votes to Ban E-Cigarettes

voted unanimously to ban electronic cigarettes on its trains and stations....BART spokesman Taylor Huckaby said that BART has been getting a lot of complaints from riders about secondhand smoke from electronic cigarettes.
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 13, 2015 03:21
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[California] BOARD MEETING AGENDA January 22, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Adoption of an Ordinance Prohibiting E-Cigarette Use in the BART District NARRATIVE: PURPOSE: To propose the enactment of an ordinance to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in the BART District, inthe same manner as smoking is prohibited by State law.
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit District)
added Feb 8, 2015 06:21
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[California] Political Blotter: Banning 'vaping' on BART, and raising the minimum smoking age

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is thanking BART for its plan to ban use of e-cigarettes on trains and in stations. "Research has raised major concerns about secondhand exposure to e-cigarette vapor," Boxer, D-Calif., wrote in a letter sent Wednesday to BART bo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 2, 2015 18:56
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[California] Ordinance would ban electronic cigarettes on BART

BART passengers may no longer be able to use electronic cigarettes on trains, after the transit system’s board of directors voted Thursday to adopt an ordinance that would ban the use of such devices in the BART system.
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Jan 28, 2015 14:38
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