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[Australia] Smoking banned at Canberra bus and light rail stops, train stations from October 1, 2017

Smoking will be banned from public transport waiting areas, including bus stops, taxi shelters, train stations and (when they're built) light rail stops.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
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[New York] Legislature passes bill to ban use of e-cigarettes indoors

Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo sign the bill, vaping would be banned in, among other areas, the workplace, on buses and subways, and in outdoor areas where smoking is otherwise banned, such as within 100 feet of a school.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jun 20, 2017 19:23
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[UK] 5 Fires That Shaped Modern London

A fire that started on a wooden escalator in the King’s Cross London Underground station killed 31 people and injured many. Many commuters at the time had ignored a smoking ban in place in the subway system since 1984, and an inquest found that the fire w
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2017 17:39
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[New York] 7 train conductor punched in face after telling man to stop smoking, police say

An MTA conductor was punched in the face by an irate 7 train rider after being told that he was not permitted to smoke on the train, police said. The conductor, 50, caught the man smoking on a Manhattan-bound train as it was approaching the Hunters Poin
Sunnyside (NY) Post
added May 11, 2017 19:49
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[Australia] Kicked off number 12 tram, smokers throw soup at injured 'b--ch' who complained

A woman with a broken leg has had hot soup thrown over her after she dobbed in passengers who were smoking on a tram. Meg Rayner, a media adviser, got on the number 12 tram at Crown as it headed to East Melbourne just after 8am on Tuesday.
The Age (au)
added May 2, 2017 19:36
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[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railway Board to not allow junk food, tobacco ads

The health ministry has said that indirect or surrogate advertising of such products can increase the risk of non-communicable diseases... In January, Indian Railways had announced initiatives to increase its revenue from non-tariff sources. It plans to a
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railways to reject ads for junk food, tobacco products and alcohol

While it welcomed the move by the Railways, the Health Ministry warned that the initiative could be used by corporations to promote products such as alcohol, tobacco, food containing high amounts of fat, sugar and salt (HFSS), and sugar sweetened beverag
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 4, 2017 21:18
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[Australia] Man suffers serious head injuries after being hit by Melbourne train 'during fight with transit officers when they found him smoking in a carriage'

A wrestle took place at the end of the platform but the man got away from officers before he hit the side of the moving train.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:32
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[France] Baby is left on board a French train alone after it pulled out of the station when its mother hopped onto the platform for a cigarette

Baby is left on board a French train alone after it pulled out of the station when its mother hopped onto the platform for a cigarette 18-year-old mother stepped off the south-bound TGV at Le Mans on Monday Woman's 19-year-old partner joined her on plat
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:06
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[New York] Wheelchair-bound woman smokes ‘blunt’ on subway, ruckus ensues

A cell phone video that went viral Wednesday purportedly shows a woman in a wheelchair smoking a “blunt” on an M train and arguing with a young straphanger, just before being tossed off the subway — wheelchair and all. “Get the f–k off my train!” the en
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2017 05:42
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