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A Japanese businessman (L) takes a cigarette break in the 'SmoCar' in central Tokyo January 21, 2003. Japan Tobacco, Japan's number one tobacco company, rolled out a remodeled trailer in the city's central Chiyoda ward, which began slapping fines against smoking on the street late last year.

=> story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030121/170/334jc.html
 

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Now that's smoking in style,lol:emoji_grinning: slap a fine on anyone who travels in this car who has not got a cigarette in the their hand, haha
Its about time the smokers(me included) got a break!
 
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More on the puff cars.

Tokyo Smokers Enjoy Puffers' Paradise on Wheels

Smoking on the street was banned in the busy parts of the ward since last October, and a system of fines--up to $170 for multiple offences--began in November.

The regulations, rare in Japan where just under a third of all adults and nearly half of men smoke, were introduced by the ward office to help keep the area litter-free and cut down on the number of incidents where people are burned by passing smokers.


=> story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=571&ncid=751&e=1&u=/nm/20030121/hl_nm/smoking_tobacco_dc
 
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