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[New York] NYC burn victims' attorney demands e-cigarette ban on public transit after exploding products injured his clients

“Until manufacturers identify and correct the product causing E-cig and their batteries from exploding, I call on Federal, State and local elected officials to ban them from being carried on public transportation, buses and trains as they pose a threat t
New York Daily News
added Dec 11, 2016 17:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[UK] Police urge passengers to report people smoking on trains via a 'discrete' text

British Transport Police (BTP) is asking travellers to report crime or incidents on trains or at stations by text. An advertising campaign - which has the strapline "let's make a difference" - gives examples of the kind of incidents travellers might rep
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Asia] Should regular trains in China keep "smoking areas" for passengers?

China's rail authorities launched an "upgraded" smoking ban late last month, stipulating that passengers who were punished by police for smoking in bullets trains (high-speed trains) could also face restrictions on the future purchase of bullet train tick
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:47
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[Korea - South] Smoking Ban Near Subway Exits Goes into Effect

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is carrying out an intensive crackdown on smoking within 10 m of subway exits from Thursday. The city passed the smoking ban in May with a four-month grace period. It began to take effect as of Thursday. Violators are s
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:12
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul cracks down on subway exit smokers

People who smoke within 10 meters of the exits can be fined up to 100,000 won ($90). The city government launched a crackdown on offenders Thursday, with 19 officers patrolling exits from now until Sept. 9, Yonhap news agency reported.
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:11
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[Australia] VIDEO: Man caught smoking cigarette on a Sydney train

The moment a man lights up a cigarette while sitting on a Sydney train has been caught on camera
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 15:56
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[UK] Smoking, drinking and being sick on the platforms: How Londoners predictably welcomed the first ever Night Tube

One man blew a huge cloud of smoke using his e-cigarette as he friend tried to doze off on the platform.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2016 19:42
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[Asia] China Railways gets tough with smoking ban flouters

Offenders not only face a fine of up to 2,000 yuan, but will face restrictions on buying bullet train tickets. As a result of the new policy, they'll only be able to get a ticket after signing a pledge that they would not smoke again on the trains. And
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:46
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