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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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Transportation Dept. bans use of e-cigarettes on U.S. commercial flights

"While further study is needed to fully understand the risks, the Department believes that a precautionary approach is best," the Transportation Department said Wednesday.
added Mar 2, 2016 22:42

US bans use of e-cigarettes on commercial flights

The department said the airline industry should not be able"to adopt its own standards with respect to the inclusion of electronic cigarettes within the prohibition on smoking." The regulation said: "We recognize that the industry has generally banned t
added Mar 2, 2016 22:41

No more puffing on e-cigs on commercial flights

The new rule effectively treats electronic cigarettes the same as traditional tobacco cigarettes, which are banned from use on U.S. flights...Norton said the devices are unsafe, citing a case last week when a man suffered severe burns after one of them e
Washington Post
added Mar 2, 2016 22:40
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VIDEO: Feds Ban E-Cigs From Commercial Flights

Studies show e-cigarette aerosol can contain harmful chemicals, according to the DOT. The department says children, the elderly and people with respiratory problems could suffer if they were exposed to these chemicals in the confined space of an airplane
TIME Magazine
added Mar 2, 2016 22:36
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E-cigarettes banned on U.S. commercial flights

Cynthia Cabrera, president of the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association, which bills itself as “the Voice of the Electronic Vapor Industry,” acknowledged the ban but sought to allay concerns about e-cigarettes. “While we defer to the Transportation
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Mar 2, 2016 22:34
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