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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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[California] Duncan Hunter, the vaping congressman, vapes again

Both times, Hunter used e-cigarettes to criticize proposals to ban vaping on airplanes. This week, he pulled out two devices to make a point against an amendment to an aviation bill offered by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jun 30, 2017 22:57
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Congressman vapes during committee meeting to prove point

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.)...protested a proposal to ban e-cigarettes on airplanes by vaping in the middle of a markup...pulled out two different devices to illustrate what he argued were flaws in an amendment that Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) o
The Hill
added Jun 28, 2017 14:51
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Lithium Battery Catches Fire on Flight

Although no one was injured on the flight, lithium battery explosions can cause devastating injuries, particularly in cell phone and e-cigarette explosions. Last year, Samsung recalled millions of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because the batteries were catch
National Law Review
added Jun 19, 2017 20:22
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[Asia, Bangladesh] CI seizes contraband cigarettes at HSIA

The Customs Intelligence (CI) seized on Sunday a significant volume of contraband cigarettes worth Tk 1.2 million from the Hazrat Sahjalal International Airport (HSIA). The CI seized 30000 sticks of illegal cigarette in 150 cartons around 12:30 pm.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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An axe in the cockpit, black triangles on cabin walls and anti-hijacking latches: The little-noticed aircraft fittings that can save your life

Because airlines don't trust passengers not to flout no-smoking rules, particularly in the bathrooms, ashtrays are installed as a safety measure just in case
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41
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[Asia, India] Call to bar airport tobacco sales

The Union health ministry has directed civil aviation authorities to ban the sale of tobacco from shops near "smoking rooms" in airports, a new move to implement provisions in the country's tobacco control laws. A senior health official has written to th
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[Australia] 'Let's roll': Sri Lankan who 'threatened to blow up Malaysia Airlines plane' posted a video of him smoking CIGARS as he drove to the airport listening to gangster rap

just hours before Marks allegedly said he'd 'blow up this f***ing plane', he posted video to his Instagram account of him smoking and listening to loud music en route to Tullamarine Airport, in Melbourne.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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[Asia, India] Hookah bar at hotels, restaurants

the government has prohibited food and drinks from being served in designated smoking areas. Moreover, hotels, restaurants and airports will now have to prominently display a board at the entrance of designated smoking areas with the warning: 'Tobacco smo
Times of India
added May 27, 2017 03:07
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[Asia, India] Hookahs to be no longer allowed in hotels, eateries

Smokers latest fad — hookahs — will no longer be permitted in smoking zones at hotels, restaurants and airports. The new smoking rules notified by the Union health ministry prohibits “services” in the smoking zones.
Asian Age (in)
added May 27, 2017 00:43
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