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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

U.S. Department of Transportation Explicitly Bans the Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Commercial Flights

Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a final rule that explicitly bans the use of electronic cigarettes on commercial flights. The final rule applies to all scheduled flights of U.S. and foreign carriers involving transportation in, to, and from the U.
US Department of Transportation (DOT)
added Mar 2, 2016 22:27
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IL senator applauds DOT decision to ban e-cigs on airplanes

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) applauded the Department of Transportation’s announcement Wednesday that the use of electronic cigarettes on commercial flights will be explicitly banned. “We applaud DOT’s efforts to stop t
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Mar 2, 2016 22:23

The Risks in Hoverboards and Other Lithium-Ion Gadgets

with homes catching fire and e-cigarettes exploding in people’s pockets (and sometimes in their face while smoking). But these instances can happen while airborne, a brand that has safety mechanisms built into them. Dan Recio, a founder of the
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2016 20:15

[UK] Why do planes still have ashtrays?

FAA rules that lavatory doors must still be fitted with ashtrays because if someone were to have, illegally, a cheeky fag, they still need to stub it out, and it's best they have somewhere to do that rather than cause a fire by dropping it in the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 18:56


introducing Dubai International's largest provision of digital and other advertising structures to date. In addition, the existing successful partnership with JTI will see the provision of three additional smoking lounges in Concourse D.
PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2016 20:57
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