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[Russia] Smoking Ban Spreads to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport

Smokers flying through Russia are about to have their nicotine-free period extended after a Moscow court ordered the city's Sheremetyevo Airport to dismantle its smoking rooms in light of a public smoking ban that came into effect last weekend.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 5, 2014 07:03

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] '12 passengers held' for smoking on flight

Abu Dhabi: A dozen passengers were detained in Abu Dhabi by local officials after smoke was detected in cabin toilets on an Abu Dhabi-bound Etihad Airways flight, the airline said. The passengers have not been arrested and an investigation is underway,
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 20, 2014 15:36

[Australia] Smoking on planes ban 'inconvenient': archive shows opposition

Smoking was banned on flights in Australia in 1986, in what is believed to be a world-first. Younger Australians probably don't recall the days when taking an airline flight was akin to spending hours in a smoke-filled front bar, albeit without the bad
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 2, 2014 00:02

[Illinois, New York] Some airports give green light to e-cigarettes

use within airports is permitted in some cities State and local laws dictate how airports regulate the use of e-cigarettes New York City and Chicago are considering laws to ban e-cigarette use in public spaces Don't be surprised if you see someone in a
USA Today
added Dec 5, 2013 02:52

Heathrow Airport Opens World's First E-Cigarette Zone

E-cigarettes produce water vapor rather than smoke. The 323-square foot lounge was opened by Gamucci, an electronic cigarette manufacturer. "Electronic cigarettes are subject to the same restrictions as standard cigarettes and therefore cannot be used
ABC News
added Dec 2, 2013 14:35

Smoking ban on planes: Nov. 21, 1989 - Daily Dose

SLICE OF HISTORY After a 25-year battle, smoking is essentially banned on all airline flights beginning and ending in the U.S. when President George H.W. Bush signs legislation that make it through Congress despite fierce resistance by legislators
added Nov 18, 2013 16:09

Frank R. Lautenberg, 5-Term Senator From New Jersey, Dies at 89

In 1989, he led a successful fight to ban smoking on all commercial airline flights. Mr. Lautenberg, once a two-pack-a-day smoker, told the Senate: “With this legislation, nonsmokers, including children and infants, will be free from secondhand smoke. Wor
New York Times
added Jun 3, 2013 13:20

[Thailand] Secondhand smoke at Thai airports 400% higher than US airports

Secondhand tobacco smoke at Thailand's main international airports registers four times higher than that at major international airports in the United States.
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 9, 2013 18:06

[Vietnam] Hanoi to forbid smoking in vehicles, aircraft and trams

Hanoi has just promulgated Plan 70, on implementing the National Strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention toward 2020 in Hanoi. Under the plan, the city will ban smoking indoors and within the campus of medical facilities, educational facilities, facilities
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (vn)
added May 7, 2013 09:12

Russia outlaws smoking in all public places

smoking will soon be banned: - In cafes, bars, restaurants and other catering places; - At workplaces and in office buildings; - On beaches; - In long-distance trains, aircraft and long-distance passenger vessels. - At airports, bus stations, sea and
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2013 12:40
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