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Politico's Morning Transportation reports on CEI's legal challenge of the Department of Transportation's rule banning electronic cigarettes on airplanes. 

The libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute filed a brief Monday evening as a part of its legal case against a federal rule prohibiting vaping aboard airplanes. CEI and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association claim that “DOT improperly banned the use of e-cigarettes under the anti-smoking statute … because e-cigarettes do not burn (or even contain) tobacco, much less produce smoke.” Most airlines already forbid the use of e-cigarettes. The department is expected to respond by Sept. 7.

Read the full article at Politico's Morning Transportation.