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Norway bans smoking at all train stations and platforms

As of September 1 no smoking will be allowed at train stations and platforms across the country. "The law on tobacco was changed on July 1, and now states that areas and public transit systems where the public has access must be smoke free. We will adju
Norway Post (no)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:24
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[Denmark] Smokers ignoring station smoking ban

The ban on smoking at train stations and on platforms has been in place for almost a month now. Despite the new rules, smokers continue to light up. “It is a process,” said DSB spokesperson Leif Fabrin to Berlingske. “You still see people smoking, but I
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Aug 1, 2014 15:43
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[New York] Clashing Visions for Old Rail Bed (Just Don’t Call It the High Line of Queens)

a ghost rail bed — which came into the city’s hands thanks to a careless cigarette smoker ... destroyed by a fire after an unextinguished cigarette was tossed from a train window. The damage was estimated at $1 million. The railroad, then in bankruptcy, c
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:20
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Speaker of Moscow legislature says Russia’s anti-tobacco law is too harsh

“The law’s goal is not to catch and punish smokers but to demonstrate that smoking is a bad habit,” Vladimir Platonov ...“but I don’t see how a smoker can tolerate refraining from smoking in a long-distance train bound, say, for Vladivostok.”
TASS (ru)
added Jul 21, 2014 12:33
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[Michigan] Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit Filed Against Union Pacific Railroad

During his time as an engineer for the company, Davis was exposed to various toxic substances including: asbestos, diesel exhaust, environmental tobacco smoke, silica and creosote. Exposure to these substances eventually led to his disease, and he has su
Top Class Actions
added Jul 3, 2014 12:53
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[Denmark] Danish public train system smoke-free from July 1, 2014

As of July 1, all outdoor public places, including platforms, of the Danish public train system will be smoke-free. Indoor premises, including trains, have already been smoke-free already for 7 years. A large majority of commuters support a 100% smoke-fr
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:30
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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
MySinchew.com (my)
added May 20, 2014 12:48
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[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
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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
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[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
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