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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
added Nov 16, 2015 16:39

[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

[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
added Mar 18, 2015 16:35

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco jet fuel could power SAA

South African Airways is hoping to start powering some of its aircraft with a tobacco-based jet fuel and other crop-based biofuels within the next two years.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 2, 2014 12:23

FLASHBACK: The Battle for Smoke-Free Planes

The turning point in the battle to banish smoking on planes... came in 1986, when a report from the National Academy of Science found that flight attendants were exposed to the same amount of secondhand smoke as someone living with a pack-a-day smoker, an
added May 5, 2014 08:41

Electronic cigarettes stub out no-smoking signs

Thanks to electronic cigarettes, it may now be easier to get away with smoking on an airplane than with using a cellphone. The devices are beginning to reverse decades-long efforts to ban smoking in public places, experts say, and may also be contributin
CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 20, 2013 18:09

[Oklahoma] Will Rogers World Airport to be smoke-free Sept. 1

The last refuge for smokers at Will Rogers World Airport — a musty, windowless room with yellowed walls off the main terminal — is set to close in September. The Oklahoma City Airport Trust voted unanimously last week to shut down the smoking room at th
The Oklahoman
added Jul 4, 2013 23:54

[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen airport opens pre-flight smoking shelter

• At a cost of £1, smokers will be able to use the shelter, situated adjacent to the main departure lounge • Airport say the shelter will combat full terminal evacuations caused by people smoking in banned areas
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2013 18:25

[Asia, China] BLOG / ERNEST KAO: Plane will not wait for you to buy cigarettes, says flight attendant to policewoman

So sensitive is the issue of power abuse these days that rumours of a Hong Kong flight attendant rejecting demands from a uniformed military police officer became an instant hit on weibo. The officer wanted to delay take-off so she could go out and buy ci
South China Morning Post
added May 8, 2013 07:09

[Asia, Thailand] Call for total smoking ban at all airports

A health advocate called for a total ban on smoking at major airports nationwide yesterday after many areas of passenger terminals were found to have "second-hand" smoke levels two times higher than World Health Organisation (WHO) standards over 24 hours
The Nation (th)
added May 8, 2013 01:43
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