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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

[Bermuda, Canada] Opinions take flight over smoking Sunwing family

When a family of unruly smokers were dumped from a Sunwing flight to the Dominican Republic Saturday, the community was set alight with both support and criticism.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 8, 2013 21:53

[Colorado] DIA travelers subjected to secondhand smoke, CDC study says

A study by the Atlanta-based CDC showed that five of the 29 largest airports in the U.S., including DIA, subjected travelers and workers to measurable levels of smoking-related particulates near designated smoking areas.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 20, 2012 15:17

[UK] Ryanair stewardesses caught smuggling nearly $10,000 in cigarettes

The two attendants were stopped by customs at John Lennon Airport, Liverpool, after a flight coming from the Canary Islands.
added Aug 25, 2012 13:47

[UK] Ryanair cabin crew smuggle cigarettes into Liverpool airport

A pair of Ryanair cabin crew members have been accused of smuggling #6,000-worth of cigarettes into Liverpool airport, stashed in their baggage.
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 07:20

Air Rage Might or Might Not Be Increasing

Safety Trend Evaluation, Analysis and Data Exchange System, which is based on anecdotal reports filed by crew members from 143 world airlines. That data defines unruly passengers in eight different categories. By far, most of the reports come from incide
New York Times
added Jun 12, 2012 11:20
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