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Woman escorted off plane in Utah for refusing to put out e-cigarette

A woman flying from Bozeman, Mont., to Salt Lake City activated an e-cigarette and refused to put it out, said Nancy Volmer, spokeswoman for Salt Lake City International Airport. She said that when the plane landed, the passenger was escorted off the air
Salt Lake Tribune
added Apr 15, 2016 16:20
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UK airport sniffer dogs good at finding sausages, but not drugs

Each dog has its own speciality in detecting goods such as drugs, tobacco, cash and meat being illegally brought into the airport ... the report found that although the sniffers had helped customs seize 46 kg of cigarettes
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46
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Should E-Cigarettes Even Be Allowed on Planes?

“They’ve already prohibited these devices from being used, being charged, and being stored in checked bags, banning from possession goes too far,” said Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association. “Any senator who votes for this is essen
Vice.com
added Apr 12, 2016 22:13
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[Australia] Court fines plane smoker $800

A man was fined $800 after being found guilty of smoking on board a commercial flight from Perth to Broome. Ian Esmanis, 38, was due to appear in Broome Magistrate’s Court last Tuesday charged with one count of smoking in an aircraft toilet, but did not
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:46
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[Caribbean] Bermuda Airport Smoking Lounge Closed Down

The smoking lounge at the airport has been closed effective April 1st, with the Ministry saying the lounge has now “been decommissioned” however “smoking continues to be permitted at designated outdoor areas.” In explaining why it was closed, the Minist
Bernews
added Apr 7, 2016 20:10
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[Utah] Jay Evensen: Smoking at the airport -- just curb it

Smokers just need to understand, if they don’t already, that society isn’t backtracking on this one, and, for them, winter connections in Utah are getting a lot colder.
Deseret News
added Mar 31, 2016 15:56
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They're NOT the dirtiest place in the cabin and the flush can seal you onto the seat: Shocking facts about airplane loos

Despite the fact that smoking on planes has been banned for over a decade, aircraft are obliged to provide ashtrays so that if if a smoker succumbs to temptation, they can dispose of their cigarette butt safely.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 00:13
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[Asia, India] New cabin at airport to cut passive smoking

To check the ill-effects of passive smoking, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has opened a designated cabin for smokers at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport. The facility, from the Netherlands, can accommodate 10 persons and has five sta
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:29
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Delta Flight Delayed After E-Cigarette Ignites In Passenger's Carry-On

Delta spokeswoman Ashley Black said, "During the boarding process of Delta Flight 689 traveling from ATL to STL around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, a customer's bag ignited from an e-cigarette. The bag was safely extinguished with no damage to the aircraft. T
ABC News
added Mar 17, 2016 15:55
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Why Do Airplanes Still Have Ashtrays?

According to the Code of Federal Regulations for airworthiness: “Regardless of whether smoking is allowed in any other part of the airplane, lavatories must have self-contained, removable ashtrays located conspicuously on or near the entry side of each
The Epoch Times English Version
added Mar 14, 2016 14:57
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