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Crowley: LIRR makes the right call in snuffing out e-cigarettes

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Long Island Rail Road regulations say it is illegal to “burn a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco or any tobacco substitute.” Now, the LIRR is citing that rule to ban electronic cigarettes on trains.

E-cigarettes have become popular in the United States and Europe in the past decade. They help smokers get their nicotine fix without inhaling...

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