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[Asia, Israel] Smoking prevention council head: state’s anti-smoking efforts increasingly ineffective

Amos Hausner, head of the Israel Council for the Prevention of Smoking... The state doesn’t invest at all in smoking prevention; the ministry must demand tens of millions of shekels from the Treasury for education, anti-smoking advertisements and enforce
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 21, 2015 14:54
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[Asia, Israel] Hadassah orthopedists: Don't smoke if you want your broken bones to recov

Orthopedic surgeons in Jerusalem have shown for the first time that cigarette smoking is linked to a major decrease in the concentration of bone marrow progenitor cells (BMPCs) and thus cause significantly impaired healing of bone fractures and operation
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 13, 2015 12:43

[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco adverts that feature in Hassidic newspapers

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman opposes broad legislation to prohibit tobacco advertising in newspapers...Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 21, 2015 16:46

[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco ads in papers

Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Yisrael party that publishes many tobacco ads in a “religious” context... two years ago, he came out in opposition
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 16, 2015 16:51
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Israeli police Wednesday released shocking security video of a woman setting a gasoline pump on fire in Jerusalem -- allegedly because a man refused to give her a cigarette, reports NBC News. Amazingly, no one was hurt, police said.
Fire Engineering
added Jun 5, 2015 06:27

[Asia, Israel] World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday

Ariel University nutritionist: Diet of whole-grained diet bread and lots of vegetables, plus moderate exercise can prevent weight gain after quitting smoking.
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:11

[Asia, Israel, Palestine, USA] ARCHIVE: Health Ministry ignores bill prohibiting gifts of tobacco to soldiers

The Dubek company has in recent days paid for large newspaper ads wishing soldiers well and, showing Israel Defense Forces helmets, equated patriotism with smoking. The Post learned that two senior Health Ministry officials in charge of health promotion
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:09

[Asia] Tobacco costs Israel 8,000 lives, NIS 12.8 billion annually

Until MK Yael German became health minister, the issue of the Smoking Report was always marked with a press conference attended by ministry experts, representatives of the Israel Cancer Association and others. But in her two years in the job, she cancele
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 09:49

[Asia] 8,000 smokers die in Israel each year, report says / 700 killed by secondhand smoke, according to Health Ministry; overall, habit is on the decline

Some 19.8 percent of Israelis aged 21 and over classified themselves as smokers in 2014, compared to 23.1% in 2013, according to a report by Health Ministry. The report was released as the World Health Organization marked No Tobacco Day Sunday.
Times of Israel (is)
added May 31, 2015 07:40

[Asia] Alarming Report: 8,000 Smoking Related Deaths in Israel a Year

Israel's Health Ministry published an alarming report on Sunday May 31, on the occasion of World 'No Tobacco Day.' According to the report, the smoking rate of Israelis aged 21 and over, as of 2014, is approximately 19.8% - nearly a fifth of the country
Arutz Sheva (
added May 31, 2015 07:35
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