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[Korea - South] Kim Jang-hoon fined for in-flight smoking

South Korean singer Kim Jang-hoon faces a fine for smoking on board a home-bound plane from France, prosecutors said Tuesday. The prosecution said that it had indicted Kim on charges of violating the domestic aviation safety law and imposed a fine of 1
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:19

[Asia, India] Mumbai: Russian slaps airline employee who asked her to stop smoking

A Russian passenger of Indian origin slapped a Turkish Airlines employee, only because she was told not to smoke at the Arrivals area of Terminal 2. The incident took place at around 8 am on Monday, after 29-year-old Nina Patel arrived from Istanbul at 5 (in)
added Jan 13, 2015 09:35

[Asia, China] Chinese airline failed to stop smoking on flight, passengers complain

A Chinese budget airline endangered lives when it failed to stop passengers from smoking on a flight, according to a group of disgruntled travellers who are now threatening to sue the carrier.
South China Morning Post
added Sep 2, 2014 13:42

Air Canada let man 'vape' e-cigarette on board, says passenger

A Calgary woman says an Air Canada flight crew did not stop a man from "vaping" an electronic cigarette during a flight to Toronto, despite company policy banning their use on board flights. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press) An Air Canada flight crew did not
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2014 11:51

Assessment of secondhand smoke in international airports in Thailand, 2013

Extremely high levels of SHS in and adjacent to DSR show that these rooms are not providing safe air quality for employees and travellers. These high levels of exposure are above those levels reported in US airports and show the need for remedial action
Tobacco Control
added Mar 18, 2014 15:06

Government tells Air India to stop selling electronic cigarettes

The Indian Health Ministry has written to the civil aviation ministry complaining that the national carrier Air India is selling tobacco free electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, on board, through the discount booklet known as Air Bazaar, in contraven
British Medical Journal
added Feb 20, 2014 11:11

[Australia] Emirates passenger tied up by air crew after trying to smoke on flight to Brisbane

Mathias Jorg, 54, appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday. He has been charged by Australian Federal Police with one count of smoking on an aircraft, one count of assaulting crew and one count of assaulting crew affecting the performance o
The Australian (au)
added Jan 2, 2014 09:14

BATI continues analysing tobacco consumer behaviour

British American Tobacco International (BATI) has emphasised its commitment to understanding the evolution in tobacco consumer behaviour and providing innovation in product communication to satisfy consumers. According to the supplier, continuous transf
DFNI (uk)
added May 7, 2013 09:00

Russia adopts major bill to ban smoking in public places

Most anti-tobacco measures will come into force on June 1, 2013. This summer, smoking will be banned in public places, including hospitals, production facilities, public transport, suburban trains and government offices.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jan 31, 2013 10:55

[Lebanon] What a drag! Beirut air authorities put out naked smoking ban protest

After shedding her clothes, the naked Ukranian woman held up a sign calling for an end to the smoking ban. Lebanon was considered a safe haven for smokers, with new rules banning smoking in public places such as hospitals, schools and airports hard to ta
Al (jo)
added Dec 23, 2012 14:13
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