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Inflight smoking

Inflight smoking

A woman will be fined for smoking in an airplane, Kaohsiung health officials said yesterday. The woman has become the first local citizen to be fined for inflight smoking after an amended Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act went into effect recently, banning smoking in most indoor public areas and workplaces.
The officials said the woman, identified only by her surname Chen, smoked in the restroom of a China Airline plane on its way to southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City from Hong Kong Wednesday night. The cigarette smoke activated the smoke detector in the restroom and alarms on the plane. The woman was later stopped by a crew member who knocked on the restroom door.


Updated : 2021-07-29 10:26 GMT+08:00