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[UK] Thornton Heath man fined £500 for smoking on plane bound for Gatwick

A Thornton Heath man has been handed a hefty fine after admitting to smoking on a plane, despite him insisting he had no idea it was against the law. Stanislav Stoilov sparked up his cigarette on a flight from Bulgaria to Gatwick while the aircraft was
Croydon Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 17:11
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[UK] Secret ashtrays, three-day-old food and FILTHY tray tables: Cabin crew reveal the secrets they never tell passengers about flying

A flight attendant revealed: 'There are ash trays on the lav doors beside the no smoking sign , for those passengers who are adamant and still decide to smoke so that they won't just trash the lit cigarette in the bin which could lead to a fire .'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:04
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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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