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DOT’s reliance on the anti-smoking statute to ban e-cigarettes violates the plain language of the statute, conflicts with its concession that e-cigarettes produce “a vapor, not smoke,” and contradicts its past recognition that this statute imposes only “a
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 26, 2016 21:36

[Asia, China] No butts about it: the noose tightens on smoking

“We are delighted with the adoption of this new law,” said Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, World Health Organization representative in China. “Shanghai will be protecting non-smokers from the deadly harm of second-hand smoke.” Under the new regulation, hotel
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:02

COMMENTS: Smoking of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft

This rulemaking would amend the general regulatory language in 14 CFR part 252 to explicitly ban the smoking of electronic cigarettes on air carrier and foreign air carrier flights in scheduled intrastate, interstate, and foreign air transportation.
added Nov 15, 2016 23:53

[District of Columbia] Libertarian Think Tank, Consumer Group Say Vaping Is Not Smoking ($$)

say in a Nov. 4 reply brief to the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that part of the reason the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed on airplanes is because the use of e-cigarettes is not the same as smoking and the U.S. Department of T
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26

CEI v DOT: PETITIONER REPLY BRIEF filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute, Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and Gordon Cummings, Nov 4, 2016

DOT’s claim that e-cigarettes pose a safety threat to airline passengers rests on sheer speculation—studies that state only that more research is needed. DOT attempts to sidestep this issue by expressly resting its authority on “passenger discomfort, whic
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 7, 2016 21:50

[Delaware, New Jersey] DRBA Implements Smoking and Tobacco Ban; Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2017

Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The Authority’s new policy prohibits smoking and tobac
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added Nov 3, 2016 15:45
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[Delaware, New Jersey] DRBA to implement smoking ban on Cape May - Lewes Ferry and its buildings and properties

The Cape May - Lewes Ferry will go smoke-free at the start of the new year. The Delaware River and Bay Authority's new policy will prohibit smoking and tobacco use on any agency property, indoors or outdoors. This will include employees and visitors on
WXDE Delaware 1059
added Nov 3, 2016 15:49

[Asia, India] DGCA asks airlines to put in place electronic cigarette policy

The DGCA said that since e-cigarettes are a potential health hazard with safety implications, airlines need to develop policy and procedures to ensure their non-usage as well as proper stowage onboard an aircraft. "Airlines should develop inflight proce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:24

[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

[Asia, China] A smoke inside the airport? Not any more

SHANGHAI’S two airports will ban smoking inside terminal buildings from this Sunday. Shanghai Airport Authority said yesterday all indoor smoking rooms will be closed. The authority has set up outdoor smoking areas and smokers will be guided to these de
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:30
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