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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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CEI v. DOT

The lawsuit alleges DOT has no authority to issue such a ban and that the agency is illegally rewriting congressional law. In 1989, Congress authorized DOT to issue rules banning in-flight smoking. But, as DOT itself admitted when it first proposed to ba
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Oct 12, 2016 18:55
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE, THE CONSUMER ADVOCATES FOR SMOKE-FREE ALTERNATIVES ASSOCIATION, and GORDON CUMMINGS v DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: OPENING BRIEF OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

DOT improperly banned the use of e-cigarettes under the anti-smoking statute, 49 U.S.C. § 41706, because e-cigarettes do not burn (or even contain) tobacco, much less produce smoke. DOT’s reliance on the anti-smoking statute to ban e-cigarettes violates t
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Oct 12, 2016 18:51
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CEI, CASAA, and GORDON CUMMINGS v DOT: CORRECTED OPENING BRIEF OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

I. Because E-Cigarettes Do Not Burn Tobacco, DOT Cannot Ban Them ...II. E-Cigarettes Do Not Interfere With “Safe and Adequate Service”...III. E-Cigarette Use Cannot Be Banned as an Air Carrier’s Unfair or Deceptive Practice
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 11, 2016 17:14
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[Germany] Forget a cabin in the woods try one in the sky! Airline lists economy SEATS on Airbnb (for £168 less than the normal price)

Continuing to outline their terms in the style of other accommodation on the site, the airline host reminds prospective guests that smoking is not permitted and the customer will not be allowed pets or to have a party.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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[Asia, China] City legislators aim to ban smoking at all indoor public venues

LOCAL hotels, restaurants, offices and airports will have to close down their smoking rooms and violators will face a fine up to 30,000 yuan, according to a draft regulation submitted to the city’s legislative body today. The draft amendment bill of the
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:57
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[Canary Islands, UK] EMA passenger ejected from plane for drinking and smoking

A disruptive passenger from East Midlands Airport forced his flight to redirect 925 miles as he was ejected for illicit drinking and smoking. Airline Jet2.com was forced to divert a flight to Gran Canaria on the evening of Tuesday, July 19, to off load
Loughborough Echo (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[Canada, Korea - South] Man could face charges for allegedly smoking on plane to Saskatoon

A 20-year-old man arrested in Saskatoon for allegedly smoking on a commercial flight has been released from custody while police consider possible charges. Police arrested the man, who is from South Korea, at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker International
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:36
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South African Airways Makes First Flight Using Fuel From Tobacco

South African Airways completed a flight using jet fuel made from a tobacco plant, its first contribution to the global push to power more air journeys from renewable resources. SAA used 6,300 liters of bio jet fuel for the one-way trip to Cape Town fro
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 21:36
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[Argentina, Latin America] 'This guy is unbelievable' Plane delays landing after pilot spots man smoking on RUNWAY

The runway fiend has since been identified as a 45-year-old passenger who needed to take an urgent flight to Buenos Aires. The man said he lit the cigarette to tackle his frustration, as the flight was full and and he was unable to purchase a ticket.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 13, 2016 18:56
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