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[Japan] Smokers raising stink over JR Tokai’s plan to make maglev nonsmoking

Railway officials are touting their new high-speed magnetic levitated train, which are expected to begin operations in 2027, the first in the nation, as cutting the travel time so much that smokers can resist the need to light up. They'll have no choice,
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:02
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[Australia] Smoking bans at railway station to widen

Smokers will be banned from lighting up anywhere on Ballarat railway station platforms from early 2014 and similar laws could be rolled out to all bus stops next, the state government announced yesterday. Health Minister David Davis said changes to tran
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:08
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[Australia] Smoking ban gets tick of approval

RAILWAY stations and tram stops are set to be smoke free after the state government extended a smoking ban on public transport spaces on Sunday. Minister for Health David Davis and Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced changes to the Tran
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:06
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[Australia] Smokers face train station ban under new State Government health rules

SMOKERS will be forced to butt out at railway stations from early next year with the State Government set to ban smoking on train platforms. Under new rules to be unveiled today by Health Minister David Davis and Transport Minister Terry Mulder, cigaret
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:05
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New fears as wave of smokers are now using E-cigarettes to smoke marijuana in public

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2013 14:35
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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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