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[UK] Drunken plane passenger, 40, on his way to a funeral threw a punch at a stewardess at 30,000ft after downing four gin and tonics and was rugby tackled to the floor by another passenger

A drunken plane passenger threw a punch at a stewardess at 30,000ft and was rugby tackled to the floor after she asked him if he was smoking in the toilets. Guy Lardinois, a Belgian national who lives in Istanbul, Turkey, was on his way to Manchester fo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:19
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[Korea - South] Korean Air passenger in beer fight gets 2-year prison term

Kwon must also pay a $10,500 fine, including $1,000 for smoking in the plane's restroom. The money will be taken out of Kwon's $100,000 cash bail.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 05:05
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CEI v DOT: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENTS, Nov 28, 2016

In light of the potential harms of e-cigarettes and the need for further research, the Secretary rationally concluded that prohibiting e-cigarettes on airplanes would ensure “safe and adequate” transportation by protecting passengers from discomfort due t
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 29, 2016 04:43
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CEI v DOT: FINAL REPLY BRIEF OF PETITIONERS, Nov 22, 2016

Thirty years ago this Court noted that “some will find ambiguity in a ‘No Smoking’ sign.” DOT has done exactly that, claiming that Congress’s 1989 smoking ban on airlines is so ambiguous that the agency is entitled...to redefine it to encompass e-cigarett
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 26, 2016 21:54
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CEI v DOT: FINAL OPENING BRIEF OF PETITIONERS, Nov 22, 2016

DOT’s reliance on the anti-smoking statute to ban e-cigarettes violates the plain language of the statute, conflicts with its concession that e-cigarettes produce “a vapor, not smoke,” and contradicts its past recognition that this statute imposes only “a
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 26, 2016 21:36
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[Asia, China] No butts about it: the noose tightens on smoking

“We are delighted with the adoption of this new law,” said Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, World Health Organization representative in China. “Shanghai will be protecting non-smokers from the deadly harm of second-hand smoke.” Under the new regulation, hotel
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:02
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COMMENTS: Smoking of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft

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.
Regulations.gov
added Nov 15, 2016 23:53
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[District of Columbia] Libertarian Think Tank, Consumer Group Say Vaping Is Not Smoking ($$)

say in a Nov. 4 reply brief to the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that part of the reason the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed on airplanes is because the use of e-cigarettes is not the same as smoking and the U.S. Department of T
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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CEI v DOT: PETITIONER REPLY BRIEF filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute, Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and Gordon Cummings, Nov 4, 2016

DOT’s claim that e-cigarettes pose a safety threat to airline passengers rests on sheer speculation—studies that state only that more research is needed. DOT attempts to sidestep this issue by expressly resting its authority on “passenger discomfort, whic
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 7, 2016 21:50
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[Delaware, New Jersey] DRBA to implement smoking ban on Cape May - Lewes Ferry and its buildings and properties

The Cape May - Lewes Ferry will go smoke-free at the start of the new year. The Delaware River and Bay Authority's new policy will prohibit smoking and tobacco use on any agency property, indoors or outdoors. This will include employees and visitors on
WXDE Delaware 1059
added Nov 3, 2016 15:49
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