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CEI v DOT: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENTS, Oct 7, 2016

To protect airline passengers from secondhand exposure to e-cigarette aerosol, the final rule clarifies that the use of e-cigarettes on aircraft constitutes “smoking” within the meaning of the statutory ban on smoking on aircraft. The final rule is a rea
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 12, 2016 19:37
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DOCKET for CEI v DOT 4/28-10/12/16

CLERK’S ORDER filed granting petitioners’ unopposed motion to extend time to file the reply brief, The following revised briefing schedule will now apply: PETITIONER Reply Brief due 11/04/2016. DEFERRED APPENDIX due 11/14/2016. Final Briefs due 11/28/2016
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 12, 2016 19:10
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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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DOT Urges DC Circ. To Uphold E-Cig Ban On Flights ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit to affirm its recently imposed ban on electronic cigarette use on commercial flights, saying it’s reasonable regulation that ensures safe and adequate air transportation and protects passengers’ health. The DOT and U.S. Transportat
Law360
added Oct 12, 2016 16:19
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[Italy, UK] EU migrant escapes with £250 fine for smoking on plane because warnings were in English

Italian Paulo Regina, 43, had been flying into the UK to get a job under Freedom of Movement laws but claimed he did not realise that he was not allowed to light up during the flight as none of the in-flight announcements were given in his native language
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 5, 2016 17:12
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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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