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jul 20 2007

Good news for smokers

Or, I suppose, anybody who carries a lighter. The TSA removed its ban on bringing cigarette lighters on planes, as of August 4. The reasoning was that small batteries are just as dangerous, so why worry about lighters? (Matches have always been allowed....) The question is, will the screeners get and retain this news? One can only wonder how many lighters will get confiscated on August 4.

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