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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study. Before U.S. airlines banned smoking outright in 1996, flight attendants were repeated
MedPage Today
added May 23, 2017 13:50
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[Asia, Egypt, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi passenger arrested for smoking aboard flight

: A Saudi national sparked a state of panic among passengers when he began smoking aboard a Saudi Airlines flight heading from Medina to Cairo. The man smoked a cigarette inside the plane's toilet which caused the on-flight alarm to go off.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:43
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DOT Urges DC Circ. To Uphold E-Cig Ban On Flights ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit to affirm its recently imposed ban on electronic cigarette use on commercial flights, saying it’s reasonable regulation that ensures safe and adequate air transportation and protects passengers’ health. The DOT and U.S. Transportat
Law360
added Oct 12, 2016 16:19
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Groups Ask D.C. Circuit Court To Lift E-Cigarette Ban On Flights ($$)

saying the rule is improper because the DOT acted arbitrarily in setting the rule and did not consult opposing studies (Competitive Enterprise Institute, et al. v. United States Department of Transportation, et al., No.16-1128, D.C. Cir.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 23:02
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DC Circ. Asked To Undo DOT's Ban Of E-Cigs On Flights ($$)

Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association pressed the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday to vacate the U.S. Department of Transportation’s recently imposed rule that explicitly bans electronic cigarette use o
Law360
added Aug 11, 2016 16:12
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Endless legroom, smoking lounges and polite chatter: Nostalgic photos from the golden age of flying reveals the glamorous journeys of the 1950s

Pretty in pink: Glamorous passengers smoke and unwind in the lounge of a DC-7. These affluent passengers travelled in a style that few could afford or imagine in that era, with a return flight from London to Australia costing more than an average annual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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Should E-Cigarettes Even Be Allowed on Planes?

“They’ve already prohibited these devices from being used, being charged, and being stored in checked bags, banning from possession goes too far,” said Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association. “Any senator who votes for this is essen
Vice.com
added Apr 12, 2016 22:13
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where we stand: dot bans vaping on airplanes

DOT’s ban on smoking on airplanes helped to reduce the risk of adverse health effects for passengers and increase passenger comfort. This rule to ban vaping on airplanes will further those same goals.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 23, 2016 21:52
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[Korea - North] Fasten your seatbelts for a bumpy ride! Disgruntled passengers, cold burgers and in-flight propaganda: North Korea’s Air Koryo ‘the world's worst airline (four years running…)’

Marty Tanya Kean wrote: ‘On our Beijing to Pyongyang flight in 2012 there were a number of officials allowed to smoke on board. My partner decided to check out what was at the back of the plane behind a curtain...‘It was the luggage compartment and all t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:38
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