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[Australia] EDITORIAL: State strikes new blow against lethal tobacco

The State Government gets it, announcing today that from next year smoking will be banned on train platforms and raised platforms at super tram stops. Adults risk a $212 fine and under-age smokers $72 for smoking at these stops, just like they do at und
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Oct 12, 2013 20:27
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[Asia, India] No more tobacco on trains

‘Toilet smokers’ in trains beware! The state railway police is launching a drive against this menace in trains and will conduct aw­areness programmes against tobacco use.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Sep 3, 2013 03:12
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[UK] Police in Cambridgeshire can smoke e-cigarettes after health review - but they are banned on our trains

The move to allow Cambridgeshire police to puff on e-cigarettes at work has been upheld following a review over health fears. Bosses of the force bucked the current trend to ban the controversial devices and despite a British Medical Association recomme
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:46
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[UK] Rail companies ban e-cigarettes from trains and stations

A spokesperson from First Capital Connect said that they have a no-smoking policy "regardless of the type of device customers would like to smoke". "Our concern is that e-cigarettes will unsettle other passengers or cause people to think that smoking re
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:07
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[UK] E-Cigarette Ban On Trains Branded 'Ludicrous' By Pro-Smoking Lobby Group

"This will only spore fear and rumour," Forest campaign manager Angela Harbutt said. "The idea that e-cigarettes are being banned on trains is absolutely ludicrous. "The only justification that has emerged thus far is that using one just happens to loo
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:47
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[UK] Rail companies ban e-cigarettes from trains and stations

Rail companies have banned e-cigarettes from their trains and stations, saying people using them make other travellers feel "uneasy".
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 23:03
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[UK] British train operators ban use of e-cigarettes

Train operators in Britain say they have banned the use of e-cigarettes by passengers because the devices can make others feel uneasy. Train operators C2C, Greater Anglia and First Capital Connect said the 1.5 million Britons who use the devices may not
UPI
added Aug 11, 2013 22:24
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[UK] E-cigarettes banned from Essex's trains

COMMUTERS in Essex, trying to kick the habit by smoking electronic cigarettes, will no longer be able to use the devices on trains. Rail operators in the county have joined other major companies in banning the use of the e-cigarettes on services.
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:20
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[UK] TfL vetos electronic cigarettes for staff… now commuters could face ban too

Transport For London staff have been banned from using electronic cigarettes at work because they are too realistic. And customers may also be forbidden to “smoke” them in future, bosses at TfL say.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 9, 2013 13:13
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[District of Columbia] Kudos to Union Station for making outdoor areas smokefree!

The property management company for the station made the move after realizing that secondhand smokefree was driving potential customers away from the farmers’ market. The signs went up late last week.
Smokefree DC
added Aug 8, 2013 21:41
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