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No butts about it: Fewer U.S. airports allow smoking

Want to light up a cigarette before or after your next flight? Good luck with that.
USA Today
added Jun 6, 2012 13:06
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[Australia] The display that cost a retailer $400,000

At what point do air travellers leave NSW? . . . This question became the central point of conjecture in a landmark legal case that has cost Sydney Airport's duty-free retailer a record $400,000 fine for displaying cigarettes against state tobacco laws.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 4, 2012 11:48
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Congressman vapes during committee meeting to prove point

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.)...protested a proposal to ban e-cigarettes on airplanes by vaping in the middle of a markup...pulled out two different devices to illustrate what he argued were flaws in an amendment that Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) o
The Hill
added Jun 28, 2017 14:51
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CEI E-Cigarette Lawsuit Takes on Activist Agencies

general counsel Sam Kazman argued in court today against a federal regulation banning use of electronic cigarettes on planes. The lawsuit, filed by CEI and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), says the Department of Tran
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23
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[UK] Glamorous flight attendants and relaxed security... but everything reeked of smoke and the planes were 'noisy as hell': What it was REALLY like flying in the 1960s and 70s

non-smokers recall with horror the overpowering stench of nicotine. Private pilot Colin Teubner said: ‘There was a smoking section and a non-smoking section on the plane, but the whole place reeked of smoke. ‘You’d get off and all your clothes would sme
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 18:50
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[UK] Secret ashtrays, three-day-old food and FILTHY tray tables: Cabin crew reveal the secrets they never tell passengers about flying

A flight attendant revealed: 'There are ash trays on the lav doors beside the no smoking sign , for those passengers who are adamant and still decide to smoke so that they won't just trash the lit cigarette in the bin which could lead to a fire .'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:04
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U.S. DOT Protects Health by Prohibiting E-Cigarette Use on Planes; White House Must Also Issue Long-Overdue Rule Providing for FDA Oversight

The DOT’s action addresses just one of the public health and safety challenges posed by e-cigarettes. It is also imperative that the White House act without further delay to issue a long-overdue rule establishing FDA authority over e-cigarettes and other
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:24
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[Virginia] See the Shocking Difference Between This Airport's Smoking and Nonsmoking Rooms

The stark contrast between the ceilings in the nonsmoking room and smoking room is serving as a visual reminder to many about how harmful smoke can be to your health. One person commented, "Having a tough time quitting, but this definitely helps," and ano
POPSUGAR
added Nov 16, 2015 16:39
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[New Jersey] E-cigarettes still not banned on airlines

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone said he has successfully lobbied to ban e-cigarettes in all places where tobacco smoking is prohibited in national parks, and he will now turn his attention to outlawing them on airplanes too. “Most people think e-cigarettes are
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 18, 2015 12:17
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[California] US hotel heir Conrad Hilton pleads guilty in flight disturbance

Authorities said Hilton became belligerent on a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles...Hilton acknowledged in his plea agreement that he threatened to kill one flight attendant during his outburst and threw a punch at another but missed. He
Reuters
added Mar 18, 2015 16:35
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