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[Utah] Op-ed: Salt Lake is past due for eliminating airport smoking

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and the Utah Tobacco Free Alliance applaud Biskupski for her pledge to put the health of all travelers and airport employees first and eliminate all indoor smoking at
Salt Lake Tribune
added May 27, 2016 18:52
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[Utah] Salt Lake International Airport to phase out smoking rooms

planning to get rid of smoking rooms to join more than 600 other airports that are already smoke-free. Airport officials said in a news release Tuesday that they will phase out five smoking rooms starting in July and ending in December. Smokers will hav
Washington Times
added May 25, 2016 13:33

[Spain] Daughters left behind after mum was booted off flight for ‘smoking a cigarette’ in airplane's loo

Amanda denies that she was smoking and says she has never smoked... A statement from RyanAir read: “The crew requested police assistance ahead of departure after a customer was found smoking inflight. Police removed and detained the individual.”
The Sun (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:28


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

Federal Register: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft (PDF)

The Department of Transportation is issuing a final rule to extend the smoking ban in DOT’s regulation to include all charter (i.e., nonscheduled) flights where a flight attendant is a required crewmember.
Congressional Record / Government Printing Office (GPO) Access
added May 18, 2016 20:56

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
added May 18, 2016 20:14

[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

[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

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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