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[Czech Republic] ARCHIVE: Smokers Praise the Installation of Airport Smoking Booths

Following increasing complaints about not being able to light one up before a flight, this led the airport to build a small glass booth. “We are packed in here, but it is better than nothing,” smokers say. A bigger smoking lounge will be built next year.
Prague Morning (cz)
added Apr 23, 2018 15:58
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Georgetown University Alumni Association Announces Winners of Prestigious John Carroll and Patrick Healy Awards

In February, GUAA honored United States Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) with the Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award for exemplary public service. Senator Durbin has devoted his life and career to the core Jesuit value of service to others ...authored landmark legisl
PR Newswire
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Missouri] LETTER: Campaigner for clean indoor air will be missed

Martin Pion was not just a good friend to me; he was a good friend to most of the people in the St. Louis area. Martin, who had lost a sister to lung cancer, tirelessly worked to reduce the impact...he had Stage 4 lung cancer...He never smoked. He will
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 31, 2018 00:40
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[Colorado] E-Cigarette Starts Fire/Panic at Airport

Fire investigators determined the device’s exposed battery came in contact with combustible materials in the bag and ignited—in the middle of a crowded airport terminal. That fire could instead started on the plane where panic, and the possibility of tox
National Law Review
added Mar 30, 2018 16:04
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China’s Orwellian ‘Social Credit System’ To Begin Banning People From Planes, Trains

Many have anticipated that the system will eventually rate citizens based on everything they say and do...Besides recording mirror infractions like jaywalking or smoking in public, the system could also record and punish citizens for making dissenting spe
The Epoch Times
added Mar 17, 2018 14:55
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China to bar people with bad 'social credit' from planes, trains

People who would be put on the restricted lists included those found to have committed acts like spreading false information about terrorism and causing trouble on flights, as well as those who used expired tickets or smoked on trains
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2018 14:52
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[Colorado] Denver International stubs out last smoking lounge

Denver has joined more than 600 other airports US-wide as a smoke-free facility after announcing The Smokin’ Bear Lodge Smoking Lounge had come to the end of its lease.
International Airport Review (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:27
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[Colorado] DIA officially becomes a smoke-free airport as it bids farewell to last smoking lounge

The Smokin’ Bear Lodge Smoking Lounge, located on Concourse C, will close its doors for the last time at 9 p.m., a move that’s being celebrated by the Colorado Tobacco Free Alliance. “The closure of this last DIA smoking lounge marks the successful concl
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Mar 5, 2018 15:03
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[Indonesia] Where there's smoke there's no flyer! Passenger is booted off a flight for lighting up a cigarette close to the plane engine while it was refuelling

This is the moment a man was hauled from his seat and booted off a flight for smoking a cigarette close to the plane engine while it was refueling. Security staff stormed aboard the Citilink flight seconds before takeoff yesterday evening at around 9.30p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:33
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Why smoking on flights is banned

A sad reminder came from Varig Flight 820, which made an emergency landing in France in 1973 as a result of smoke inside the cabin, triggered by a fire in one of the lavatories. It resulted in 123 deaths, with only 11 survivors. The suspected cause was a
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:14
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