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Melbourne is a fine city (not only singapore)

If you smoke on bourke street mall and get caught , it will cost you 100 AUD, if
you drop a cigarette fag and get caught, you will pay up to 660 AUD.

https://www.spiegel.de/panorama/gese...a-1289971.html
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Old 04.10.2019, 13:48
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Re: Melbourne is a fine city (not only singapore)

Like it should be.. hopefully some people at SBB get the memo and start handing out fines to the plentyful of smokers who can't follow rules.
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Old 04.10.2019, 14:17
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Swiss governement doesn't have an AUD account.
I do though - want the number?
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Old 04.10.2019, 14:44
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Like it should be.. hopefully some people at SBB get the memo and start handing out fines to the plentyful of smokers who can't follow rules.
Nope, won't happen. They don't have the power, they're not police.
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Old 04.10.2019, 15:13
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Nope, won't happen. They don't have the power, they're not police.
And why can't the Police do it?
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Old 04.10.2019, 15:17
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And why can't the Police do it?
Because they aren't breaking the law!

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Old 04.10.2019, 15:21
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Because they aren't breaking the law!

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So people are powerless to stop people smoking on their premises unless the smokers are specifically breaking a cantonal or federal law?
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So people are powerless to stop people smoking on their premises unless the smokers are specifically breaking a cantonal or federal law?
They're (apparently, not me saying it) powerless to issue fines, which was the question being asked
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Like it should be.. hopefully some people at SBB get the memo and start handing out fines to the plentyful of smokers who can't follow rules.
Not quite the same thing.
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Old 04.10.2019, 18:18
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Because they aren't breaking the law!

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Which just shows how ineffective any anti-smoking laws are in Switzerland.

Not sure why anyone bothered. I wonder how much it all cost the SBB (for one example)?
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Re: Melbourne is a fine city (not only singapore)

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If you smoke on bourke street mall and get caught , it will cost you 100 AUD, if
you drop a cigarette fag and get caught, you will pay up to 660 AUD.

https://www.spiegel.de/panorama/gese...a-1289971.html
Yes. Good. The streets in Zürich are becoming ( or always were ) a shit hole full of stinking cigarette butts. Nobody gives a f.
About time they kicked these city trashers in the butt.

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Re: Melbourne is a fine city (not only singapore)

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And why can't the Police do it?
I'm busy.
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I'm busy.

But obviously not too busy to write stupid comments on EF.
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But obviously not too busy to write stupid comments on EF.
Actually I could barely make the time, busy as I am. But your reaction's totally worth it, you're so easily triggered.
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