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[Georgia] Hartsfield-Jackson to turn smoking rooms into cigar shops

The Atlanta airport is launching a plan to convert smoking rooms into cigar shops that would charge a fee to patrons who want to light up. The plan comes as a number of other major airports have closed smoking rooms and gone smoke-free indoors. Hartsfi
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 23, 2016 16:06
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[USA] Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Indoor and Outdoor Locations in Airports across Europe and the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study

Exposure to secondhand smoke remains a public health problem in major airports across Europe and in some airports in the US, specifically related to the presence of DSRs and SHS exposure in outdoor areas. Airports must remove DSRs. Research is needed in l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 19, 2016 19:55
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[California] Man sneaks onto jet at Los Angeles airport, smokes cigarette

Police say a mentally ill homeless man sneaked through a vehicle entrance at a Los Angeles airport, boarded an executive jet — and then when confronted put out a cigarette, causing $5,000 in damage to the plane's interior Thursday. The 25-year-old man, w
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2016 02:16
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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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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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