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[Kuwait, Mid-east] 11 people caught smoking at airport

The Environment Police during a surprise inspection campaign at the Kuwait International Airport are said to have arrested 11 people for smoking in forbidden area, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the smokers were caught red-handed while smoking i
Arab Times (kw)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:30

Lawsuit Against DOT Ban on E-Cigs in Airplanes Takes Flight

The lawsuit, filed in May in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the federal regulatory agency,...exceeded its authority granted by lawmakers when it used tobacco regulations to ban non-tobacco products.
Heartland Institute
added Jun 6, 2016 15:57

[Russia, Utah] Letter: Will airport smokers just light up in rest rooms?

I recently travelled to St. Petersburg, Russia, and flew through four airports along the way. Three of them had smoking rooms, and the other had bathrooms that smelled like ashtrays. I hope Mayor Jackie Biskupski is thinking about all the ramifications
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jun 4, 2016 12:17

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoker on Malindo Air flight jailed 14 days

A cafe operator in Perth, Australia – who admitted he was a hardcore smoker – was sentenced to 14 days jail by the Sepang magistrate’s court here today after he pleaded guilty to smoking during a Malindo Air flight. Ibrahim Bob Ibrahim, 46, who holds an
Rakyat Post (my)
added May 27, 2016 22:19

[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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