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Will Vaping Reignite The Battle Over Smoking On Airplanes?

Now the big question is whether e-cigarettes should fall under the same restrictions. The Department of Transportation considers the current smoking ban to include e-cigarettes, and the department is in the process of determining whether they need an e
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 25, 2015 00:11

[Kuwait] Ejected smoker grounds plane with hoax call

made by a Kuwaiti in his twenties who had been forced out of the plane for smoking onboard. Security sources said that after refusing to refrain from smoking, the pilot insisted on removing the passenger, and he made the call in retaliation. The man was
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25

[Canada] Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Canadian airliner Sunwing isn’t having much luck as far as passenger behaviour goes, with the airline having to turn back a Cuba-bound flight to Toronto last week because of the alleged misbehaviour of two female passengers, which include allegations of
added Sep 2, 2014 13:12

[Malaysia] Flight MH370 co-pilot entertained women in cockpit and smoked on previous flight

“Throughout the entire flight they were talking to us and they were actually smoking throughout the flight which I don’t think they’re allowed to do,” Ms Roos told the TV show last night. But she insisted the pilots were in control of the aircraft at al
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 13:56

[Australia] Everyone asks: electronic cigarettes in flight?

Can I take electronic cigarettes on an aircraft in Australia? Short answer, yes. According to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, eCigarettes are regarded as portable electronic devices (PEDs). In these devices, nicotine in liquid form is heated by a
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 28, 2014 20:05

[Asia] E-cigarette sale on Air India flights riles health ministry

In a letter written to the civil aviation ministry, the health ministry has stated that Air India has been observed to be selling a tobacco free 'electronic cigarette' with a picture of a model smoking through its discount booklets 'Air Bazaar'.
Times of India
added Feb 9, 2014 23:08

[Thailand] Airport smoking rooms 'should go'

Anti-smoking campaigners on Tuesday urged international airports in Thailand to close the smoking lounges, citing health dangers to non-smokers from second-hand smoke. Nipapan Kungsakulniti of the Public Health Faculty, Mahidol University, said second-h
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 7, 2013 08:54

Smoking lounge innovation

Pioneering the concept of contemporary smoking lounges While about a quarter of the 2.4 billion people who travel by air every year are smokers, smoking bans have restricted where these travelers are able to smoke, particularly once through passport cont
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:07

[Colorado] Editorial: Punitive ban on smoking at DIA

Closure of the airport's smoking lounges punishes smokers, but it doesn't protect the public at large.
Denver (CO) Post
added Jun 2, 2012 22:18

[Florida] Appeals court: New trial for flight attendant against big tobacco

AP - Associated Press
added Oct 27, 2004 00:00
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