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[California] BART Board votes unanimously to ban e-cigarettes

BART officials said that because there are no state and federal guidelines to restrict the smoking of e-cigarettes, the transit agency's only immediate option is to enact an ordinance allowing the agency to enforce a restriction.
KGO-TV ABC7
added Feb 13, 2015 03:26
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[California] BART Board Votes to Ban E-Cigarettes

voted unanimously to ban electronic cigarettes on its trains and stations....BART spokesman Taylor Huckaby said that BART has been getting a lot of complaints from riders about secondhand smoke from electronic cigarettes.
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 13, 2015 03:21
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[California] BOARD MEETING AGENDA January 22, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Adoption of an Ordinance Prohibiting E-Cigarette Use in the BART District NARRATIVE: PURPOSE: To propose the enactment of an ordinance to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in the BART District, inthe same manner as smoking is prohibited by State law.
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit District)
added Feb 8, 2015 06:21
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[California] Political Blotter: Banning 'vaping' on BART, and raising the minimum smoking age

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is thanking BART for its plan to ban use of e-cigarettes on trains and in stations. "Research has raised major concerns about secondhand exposure to e-cigarette vapor," Boxer, D-Calif., wrote in a letter sent Wednesday to BART bo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 2, 2015 18:56
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[California] Ordinance would ban electronic cigarettes on BART

BART passengers may no longer be able to use electronic cigarettes on trains, after the transit system’s board of directors voted Thursday to adopt an ordinance that would ban the use of such devices in the BART system.
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Jan 28, 2015 14:38
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[California] BART plans to ban e-cigarettes

Responding to riders complaints, BART plans to join the ranks of public transit agencies snuffing out e-cigarette use on its trains and stations. The Bay Area Rapid Transit Board board has scheduled a Feb. 12 final vote on the ban, after giving unanimou
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jan 28, 2015 14:14
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[UK] Bristol man abused train staff and spat at police after being told to stop smoking e-cigarette

he verbally abused a train manager, who found him lying on a table smoking the electronic device, Bristol Crown Court heard. Police were called and at Temple Meads station he spat in the face of two officers who tried to restrain him because they thought
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:49
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco drive: Delhi Govt issues challans of over Rs 40K

challans to several authorities including New Delhi Railway station of over Rs 40,000 for selling banned tobacco products. On the occasion of 'Dry Day For Tobacco Drive' today the Health Department of Delhi Government sensitized 500 people including gene
Zee News (in)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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[New York] Photo: Man Bums A Smoke, Lights Up On Crowded Subway Car

on a delayed 6 train. Daina Bouquin captured this scene, noting, "This guy was laying down taking 3 seats. He sat up, bummed a cig & lit up." Shockingly, aside from the man who appears amused by the whole thing, no one seems to be reacting. Or offering an
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Nov 21, 2014 17:41
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