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Free flights on the company plane

When Ross Johnson was chief executive of RJR Nabisco, the tobacco-to-biscuits conglomerate, in the 1980s, he sent Rocco, his pet dog, on a 2,000-mile flight aboard the company jet. According to the story, made famous in Barbarians at the Gate, a book ab
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 07:40

[Canada] Regina woman charged after allegedly smoking on flight, refusing to put cat in kennel

It’s also alleged that she locked herself inside a washroom on the aircraft and smoked a cigarette, risking the safety of the 116 passengers and crew aboard the flight. Leandra Lynn Newman has been charged under the Canadian Aviation Regulations with smo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:46

E-Cig Use Doesn't Fly Under In-Flight Smoking Ban: DOT ($$)

more than 1,000 comments... A majority of individuals who submitted comments also opposed the rule, with many saying the DOT lacked the authority to make the rule and questioning research suggesting health risks associated with e-cigarette use.
added Mar 3, 2016 22:16

Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft (PDF)

This document is scheduled to be published in th^ Federal Register on 03/04/2016 / 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 a
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Mar 3, 2016 18:25

Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft

An unpublished Rule by the Transportation Department on 03/04/2016 / This document has not been published and is only available in PDF format. DOWNLOAD PDF
Federal Register
added Mar 3, 2016 18:22

GLANTZ: Obama's Dept of Transport finally prohibits smoking ecigs on airplanes; how about the FDA?

it is past time for them to approve the FDA "deeming rule" that has been sitting at OMB for months (since October 2015). ...In the mean time, youth use continue to explode and the evidence that e-cigs inhibit adult quitting keeps piling up.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2016 12:18

U.S. DOT Protects Health by Prohibiting E-Cigarette Use on Planes; White House Must Also Issue Long-Overdue Rule Providing for FDA Oversight

The DOT’s action addresses just one of the public health and safety challenges posed by e-cigarettes. It is also imperative that the White House act without further delay to issue a long-overdue rule establishing FDA authority over e-cigarettes and other
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:24

Docket No. DOT-OST-2011-0044: Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft (PDF)

Department of Transportation is issuing a final rule to extend the smoking ban in 14 CFR Part 252 to include all charter (i.e., nonscheduled) flights where a flight attendant is a required crewmember
added Mar 2, 2016 22:58

Smoking of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft: Docket Folder

This rulemaking would amend the general regulatory language in 14 CFR part 252 to explicitly ban the smoking of electronic cigarettes on air carrier and foreign air carrier flights in scheduled intrastate, interstate, and foreign air transportation.
added Mar 2, 2016 22:50

Final Rule - Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft (Original)
added Mar 2, 2016 22:43
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