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[Asia, China] Passengers Require Captain's Apology as Some Found Smoking on Plane

The negative attitude of the crew sparked outrage among the passengers. Many passengers, who were not satisfied with the crew members, asked for apologies from the plane's captain after the plane arrived at its destination, Beijing Nanyuan international
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:50

[North Carolina] Mecklenburg commissioners to hear from public on smoking ban Tuesday

about a proposed ban on smoking on government grounds and all tobacco use – including electronic cigarettes – at county parks, greenways and golf courses.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Sep 2, 2014 09:50

[UK-Scotland] Borders General Hospital grounds smoking ban begins

Dr Eric Baijal, of NHS Borders, said the BGH ban had been the "most challenging" as it was the only acute hospital in the region. He added that the ban sent a "powerful message" about the health risks attached to smoking.
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2014 09:00

[Asia, China] Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incident

China United Airlines on Monday agreed to apologize and compensate some passengers after six people were caught smoking on or just outside a plane. The captain of the Saturday flight from Chengdu to Beijing apparently refused to explain why he and the cr (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06

[Asia, China] Aviation authority to probe in-flight smoking incidents

China's civil aviation authority said it is investigating two smoking incidents on board a recent domestic flight that caused passengers to complain about their safety. (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06

[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking Ban Snuffing Out South Korea's Internet Cafes

Once ubiquitous across South Korea, Internet cafes are quickly disappearing as gamers go mobile amid tightened government regulations, including an indoor smoking ban.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 1, 2014 21:09

[Asia, China] Flight crew turn blind eye to smoking passengers

Crew members on a China United Airlines plane were criticized for turning a blind eye to passengers smoking in the lavatory and outside the cabin door. Twenty-three passengers remained at Beijing Nanyuan Airport for several hours after their plane, China (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:03
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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Smoking in a plane is intolerable

At least two passengers were found smoking aboard an aircraft from Chengdu to Beijing on Sunday and they got no punishment. Isn't it unbelievable?...China United Airlines, confirmed later that two people indeed smoked aboard, with one smoking in-flight w (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:02

[Asia] Full tobacco ban suggested by lawmakers in China

Chinese lawmakers called for a complete ban on tobacco advertisements when discussing an Advertisement Law bill on Saturday. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) discussed the draft amendment to the 20-year-old Adver
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2014 03:24

[West Virginia] W.Va. smoking ban a strong precedent, advocates say

The decision to ban smoking at Mountaineer Casino and other public areas in Hancock County, W.Va., sets an example for making the air safer for everyone, anti-smoking advocates say.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Sep 1, 2014 03:22
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