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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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[Denmark] Is DSB on the right track with its smoking ban?

Some are pleased with the decision to ban smoking from all train platforms, while others say that the ban will not be respected and will go up in smoke
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:20
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[New York] LETTER: Ready to fight e-cigarette ban

Electronic cigarettes are not included in the definition of “smoking” in the New York State Clean Indoor Air Act, which is to say that the New York state Legislature has not added e-cigarettes to any smoking ban other than sales. That the Long Island Rai
New York Journal News
added Jul 24, 2013 03:28
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[New York] CROWLEY: LIRR makes the right call in snuffing out e-cigarettes - Patrick Crowley

Electronic cigarettes are fairly new and not much is known about them, so why would the LIRR group them with tobacco cigarettes — even if they have no tobacco?
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 18, 2013 14:47
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[New York] E-asy, riders: No smokeless cigs on the LIRR

the railroad's lawyers looked closely at legislation passed in Albany in 2011 that made it illegal to smoke on a train, a platform or a station -- and that the legislation includes a ban on electronic cigarettes. The law, which went into effect in Novemb
New York Post
added Jul 16, 2013 22:56
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[New York] LIRR: Smoking ban covers electronic cigarettes ($$)

The Long Island Rail Road thanks you for not smoking on its trains -- even if it's not really smoke. Responding to concerns raised by a commuter watchdog group, the LIRR has clarified its policy on smoking to also include a ban on electronic cigarettes.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 13, 2013 23:49
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[District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia] KELLY: When e-smokers breathe out, what do we breathe in?

after my column last week on whether using those devices — what’s known as “vaping” — is allowed on Metro, I heard from both sides of the matter. Lyle Feisel of St. Michaels, Md., wrote: “It seems to me that in the issue
Washington Post
added Jul 3, 2013 01:35
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[District of Columbia, Virginia] On Metro, can you e-smoke one if you got one?

In 2010, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II ruled that the state’s smoking ban does not apply to electronic cigarettes. On the other hand, the D.C. Council is considering the Electronic Cigarette Parity Amendment Act of 2013, which would classif
Washington Post
added Jul 3, 2013 01:25
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