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DOCKET for CEI v. DOT, Apr 28, 2016-Jul 21, 2017

OPINION [1685254] filed (Pages: 17) for the Court by Judge Randolph, CONCURRING OPINION (Pages: 1) by Judge Kavanaugh, DISSENTING OPINION (Pages: 5) by Judge Ginsburg. [16-1128]
Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 1, 2017 01:37
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In-Flight E-Cigs Ruling Firms Up DOT Rulemaking Power ($$)

rejection of a petition challenging the DOT’s March 2016 final rule explicitly banning the use of e-cigarettes on commercial flights affirmed the deference given to administrative agencies’ rulemaking authority, experts say, and...
Law360
added Jul 30, 2017 11:39
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[Russia] Shocking moment a drunk passenger is KNOCKED OUT by a fellow flyer after launching an expletive-laden tirade when he was stopped from smoking on a flight from Moscow to Barcelona

The man, named only as Vitaly, shouted expletives on the Barcelona bound jet He was intoxicated when and grew annoyed that he wasn't allowed to smoke The flight was traveling from Moscow and Vitaly insulted the Russian passengers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:24
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D.C. Circuit Court Upholds Ban Of Using E-Cigarettes On Planes ($$)

upheld a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) rule that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on airplanes because the law banning the devices from planes benefits the health of the passengers
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46
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DC Circ. Affirms DOT's E-Cig Ban On Commercial Flights ($$)

saying the regulation reasonably squared with federal law banning traditional smoking on airplanes to protect passengers’ health and to maintain safe and adequate air transportation. In a 2-1 decision, the D.C. Circuit panel rejected a petition for revie
Law360
added Jul 22, 2017 16:37
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CEI v DOT: On Petition for Review of a Final Rule of the United States Department of Transportation (PDF)

The final rule defines smoking as the “use of a tobacco product, electronic cigarettes whether or not they are a tobacco product... / The Court’s second theory about the broad meaning of “smoking” suffers from a similarly anachronistic mindset. To wit,
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:34
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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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[California] Duncan Hunter, the vaping congressman, vapes again

Both times, Hunter used e-cigarettes to criticize proposals to ban vaping on airplanes. This week, he pulled out two devices to make a point against an amendment to an aviation bill offered by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jun 30, 2017 22:57
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Congressman vapes during committee meeting to prove point

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.)...protested a proposal to ban e-cigarettes on airplanes by vaping in the middle of a markup...pulled out two different devices to illustrate what he argued were flaws in an amendment that Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) o
The Hill
added Jun 28, 2017 14:51
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