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[Asia] Israel's huge gift to Philip Morris

The Health Ministry's surprising decision to exempt the firm's new iQOS e-cigarette means it could even be sold to children.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 23, 2017 14:40
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[Asia, Israel] MKS BLAST LITZMAN FOR ALLEGEDLY PROTECTING TOBACCO GIANT PHILIP MORRIS

demanded strong restrictions on cigarettes, including Philip Morris’s iQOS “warmed-tobacco” cigarette...paying young Israelis to market the tobacco device..."we see Philip Morris is running a campaign to penetrate the market of teenagers, into social netw
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 21, 2017 14:38
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[Asia, Israel] PM told investigators he couldn't smoke that many cigars

Israel television channels announce that Benjamin Netanyahu told investigators that he couldn't possibly have smoked all those cigars that he received from Arnon Milchan 'due to a problem in his nasal cavity.'
Ynetnews (il)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:45
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu to Police: Because of Sinus Problems, I Couldn't Have Smoked All Alleged Cigars Gifted by Hollywood Mogul

Under questioning on suspicions of graft, Netanyahu said that due to a medical problem he cannot even put a cigar in his mouth for several months of the year, and therefore their alleged cost has been exaggerated, Channel 10 reports.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 16, 2017 21:15
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu's doctor: Netanyahu doesn't smoke cigars

Dr. Berkowitz told Lelo Hafsaka Radio. "He hasn't smoked cigars for a long time. Even in the past, he didn't smoke a lot, for several reasons. "One of them is the problem in his nose. He has a medical problem in his nose, and it makes it hard to smoke. B
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 16, 2017 21:13
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Richard Gere: Cigar gifts ‘no big deal‘ if Netanyahu makes peace

In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12
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[Asia, Israel] Tobacco company files suit against Health Ministry

Dubek...filed a suit in the High Court of Justice against the Health Ministry on Monday for showing “favoritism” to the international tobacco company Philip Morris, which is marketing its no-smoke heated- tobacco cigarette iQOS.
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 16:22
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[Asia] Israel's Strategy for E-cigarettes: Sell First, Worry About Health Later

The upshot of the deceptively laconic announcement last week by the Health Ministry is that Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is shirking his duty to protect Israelis’ health. According to Litzman, pending a ruling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 15, 2017 16:08
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[Asia, Israel] NON-PROFIT: REMOVE HEALTH MINISTER’S AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO

Avir Naki, a nonprofit...has petitioned the attorney-general...because of Litzman’s “personal connection” to a number of issues relating to tobacco. They include the “handing over of envelopes with cash” by journalists at Channel 2, who said they were r
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 14:08
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH SCAN: MOVIES AND SMOKING-RELATING IMAGERY

James Bond himself no longer smokes, but he is still exposed to second-hand smoke...while there have been some “favorable downward smoking-related trends in this movie series, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspec
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 5, 2017 01:38
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