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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul bans smoking within 10 meters of subway exits

The Seoul city government has started enforcing the smoking ban within 10 meters from all subway exits in the city. Previously, smoking was prohibited only near subway stations in six districts including Gangnam, Seocho, Gwanak and Yeongdeungpo.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 1, 2016 17:31
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Spare a Swipe? New York City Eases Rules for a Subway Request

the Police Department’s internal order said the new policy was the result of a decision by the Manhattan district attorney’s office to no longer prosecute people arrested for minor infractions such as swipe-begging, smoking in the subway, or taking up two
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:14
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[New York] Video: Confrontation After Man Smokes Cigarette In Subway Car

can be seen smoking a cigarette while leaning on a pole in the middle of the subway car. It doesn’t take long ... Another good Samaritan then confronts him, and ultimately plucks the cigarette out of his hand and puts it out, which gets applause from the
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 14, 2016 16:17
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[New York] Nordic Food Court Rises at Grand Central, With an Order to Leave No Trace

The men’s smoking lounge as it appeared about a century ago. The designers of Agern transformed the space into a Scandinavian modern interior, but preserved one of the doorways
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2016 14:37
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[New York] Should smoking a cigarette land you in jail?

Morrison, 49, asked why, and one of the officers told him that he wasn’t allowed to smoke in the transit system. Morrison said he knew that, but had put out the cigarette before he got underground. The officer told him a new law made the staircase part o
amNew York
added Apr 4, 2016 18:22
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LETTER: The Daily Telegraph through the eyes of its readers: Railway nuisances 15 November 1855

If people cannot be happy without (to them) the “indulgence” of a weed during a short journey by railway, why not have compartments expressly for that purpose...so that those who do not wish to inhale the fumes of stale tobacco may be released from the nu
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:58
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New York Court Rules Vaping Is Not the Same as Smoking

A New York court has ruled that, under state law, vapers can’t be charged for violating anti-smoking rules because—as millions of vapers have been repeating for years—vaping isn’t smoking. This is the latest sign of a gradual acceptance by lawmakers and l
Vice.com
added Feb 25, 2016 05:04
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[New York] People v Thomas

An electronic cigarette neither burns nor contains tobacco. Instead, the use of such a device...does not fit within the definition of "smoking" under PHL § 1399-o...The legislative body of New York City has taken measures to address this issue. Since Apri
Justia
added Feb 24, 2016 20:15
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New York Court Rules that Vaping Is Not Smoking

After a vaper was cited for using his device on a subway platform, he challenged the issue in court. In “People vs. Thomas”, the judge said that New York law defines smoking as “the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or subst
ChurnMag.com
added Feb 24, 2016 20:02
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Subway stations set to have smoking booths

Smoking booths are expected to be allowed near subway station exits in Seoul, following a revision to a related ordinance. Seoul city councilors Choi Pan-sul and Kim Hea-rean said Monday that they proposed the revision in order to remove the clause that
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:45
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