Tossing an e-cigarette into your checked bag at the airport before you take flight is no longer legal.
A new federal rule, which is set to go into effect this November, does the following:
1. Prohibits passengers and crewmembers from carrying battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices (e.g. e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery systems) in checked baggage.
2. Prohibits passengers and crewmembers from charging the devices and/or batteries on board the aircraft.
Passengers will still be able to carry e-cigs and related devices in carry-on bags that stay with them in the plane’s cabin...