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DOT Bans E-Cigarettes From Checked Baggage

"The rule addresses the risk of fire brought about by carrying these electronic devices in checked baggage or charging them on board aircraft." Passengers may continue to carry e-cigarettes for personal use in carry-on baggage or on their person, but may
US Department of Transportation (DOT)
added May 18, 2016 20:19
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UPDATE 1-U.S. bans e-cigarettes from checked baggage over fire risks (Adds details of rule, background)

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cited a number of recent incidents that show the devices can catch fire during transport. Passengers may continue to carry e-cigarettes for personal use in carry-on baggage or on their person, but may not use them on
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 20:14
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[Florida] Chris Brown ‘thrown off a private jet for smoking marijuana’

Chris Brown has allegedly been thrown off a private jet for smoking marijuana after he ignored warnings from a pilot that he was, ya know, not allowed to light up on board the aircraft. The pilot called the police and officers arrived at Signature Aviat
Metro Café (uk)
added May 18, 2016 19:18
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[Utah] Smoking Lounges Will Disappear

Salt Lake International will be smoke free by 2017. Sources tell ABC 4 that plans have not been finalized, but, one by one, the lounges will be closed over the rest of 2016. Signs will shortly be posted to give advance warning on each lounge notifying
KTVX ABC4 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added May 9, 2016 22:35
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suit challenges federal ban on e-cigarettes on flights

There are still important unknowns about the risks of e-cigarette vapor to people exposed to it. DOT’s action to ban vaping on airplanes provides additional protections and they should aggressively defend this unfounded lawsuit.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2016 10:32
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[Europe, UK] Cheap drinks and tobacco could make a comeback if Brexit happens

Cheap drinks and tobacco could make a comeback on to flights if Britain votes for Brexit – but any perks may be wiped out by increased costs and red tape weighing on air travellers. An analysis by KPMG of the likely impact on air travel of Britain leavin
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 1, 2016 17:29
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Suit challenges federal ban on e-cigarettes on flights

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association are suing the department...[DOT] does not have the right to ban e-cigarettes because the devices do not actually emit smoke.
The Hill
added Apr 29, 2016 18:53
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CEI & CASAA v. DOT: PETITION FOR REVIEW (PDF)

Petitioners respectfully request that this Court declare that the Secretary acted arbitrarily, capriciousl y, and contrary to law in promulgating this rule, and that this Court enjoin and set it aside and provide such additional relief as may be appropri
Federal Regulations Advisor
added May 18, 2016 21:06
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[Nigeria] Man caught smoking aboard South-African airways flight

The passenger (name withheld) who was on board a South African Airways 060 from Johannesburg to Lagos was alleged to be smoking on board the aircraft in contravention of Section 58 of the Civil Aviation Act 2006, Part.17.97.2 (a) and (c) of the Nigeria C
Daily Trust (ng)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Korea - South] Flight attendants are forced to tie up passenger after he 'drank five beers, smoked in the loo and started a fight after being refused more alcohol'

Kwon Woo Sung was travelling from Seoul to Guam island, a US territory He reportedly drank five beers and started smoking on board the flight Passengers and stewards on the Korean Airlines flight had to restrain him
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:50
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