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[Israel] Health Ministry moves to ban electronic cigarettes

In issuing the ruling, the ministry said that 10 percent of high school students who use e-cigarettes had never smoked regular cigarettes before, showing that e-cigarettes have the potential to be a gateway to “the world of smoking,” according to Israel d
Times of Israel (is)
added Apr 4, 2014 17:00
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[Asia, Israel] Ban on electronic cigarettes to be voted on in 6 months

After four months’ preparation of a draft to prohibit the sale of both e-cigarettes and the chemicals that fill them, the document has been issued for the perusal of the public. Grotto hopes the document will reach the Knesset and be passed in another h
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 1, 2014 09:15
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[Egypt, Palestine] Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:15
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[Egypt, Palestine] 2 hurt as Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:55
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[Asia, Israel] Bar Refaeli under fire for 'smoking baby' pic

Bar Refaeli sparked a mini-row over the weekend on her Instagram account, when she posted an old picture of herself as a baby with a cigarette in her mouth.
Ynetnews (il)
added Feb 25, 2014 15:25
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[Asia, Israel, USA] A breath of fresh air

Israel was among the first to pass legislation restricting smoking in workplaces and other public places as long ago as the early 1980s. One doesn’t suffer from secondhand smoke in elevators, cinemas, taxis, health-fund clinics, lecture halls or buses an
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 26, 2014 07:06
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[Asia, Israel] Ministers vote to ban smoking on playgrounds

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation voted Sunday to advance a bill that would prohibit smoking in playgrounds and in the entrance to nursery schools. The bill, which was proposed by Yesh Atid MK Yoel Razbozov, is expected to pass its preliminary re
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 17, 2014 04:45
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[Israel, Palestine] West Bank cigarette prices expected to increase

Cigarette prices in the West Bank are expected to rise slightly after Israel brought up prices by 0.28 shekels per pack, a Palestinian Finance Ministry official said. Bandi Dahdah, who is in charge of custom tax department, told Ma'an Saturday that Pales
Ma'an News Agency (ps)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:24
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[Asia, USA] Israel becomes 42nd country to sign international protocol against tobacco smuggling

The ministry called illegal trade in tobacco a worldwide problem, as the proceeds are used to fund terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah and other criminal organizations, as well as in money laundering. ... US, however, has not yet signed even the FC
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 25, 2013 21:45
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[Asia, Israel] ARCHIVE: Kashrut authority approves cigarettes for Passover

For the first time, the Badatz Beit Yosef kosher certification belonging to Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef has lent its highly esteemed stamp to a range of cigarette brands from the Israeli Dubek tobacco products manufacturer, certifying that t
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 14, 2013 14:14
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