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[Asia, Israel] MKS’ BILL: RAISE AGE TO 21 TO BUY CIGARETTES

The minimum age to purchase cigarettes in Israel would rise from 18 to 21, if a new bill sponsored by Knesset members from across the political spectrum passes into law. The bill was initiated by Dr. Marc Luria, a Cleveland native who chairs the Committ
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 2, 2017 15:04
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[Israel, Mid-east] New Rules Would Make Life Even Harder for Smokers

Health Minister Rabbi Litzman seeks to impose even more restrictions on smokers, including banning smoking even from spaces where it is currently permitted, increasing taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, and bigger fines on individuals who smo
Hamodia
added Jul 23, 2017 20:07
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[Asia, Israel] Born after 2010? You may never be allowed to buy cigarettes

Zandberg (Meretz) proposed on Monday a bill which would prohibit those born in 2010 and later from buying cigarettes - even when they come of age... According to the bill, anyone buying tobacco would be required to show proof of identity, and those born a
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:27
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[Asia] BIG TOBACCO CO.'S LOBBYING TACTICS IN ISRAEL EXPOSED

3: Use Philip Morris’ database of more than 60,000 adult smokers to reach consumers and create a public debate through the media “to influence MPs,” or members of parliament. As a result the Israeli bans on advertising and ingredients did not go through
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 18, 2017 02:15
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[Asia, Israel, Switzerland] BOB: THE IQOS GAMBLE / Philip Morris’s state-of-the-art research facility could revolutionize the smoking industry

their state-of-the-art research facility, perched next to Switzerland’s tranquil Lake Neuchatel...Asked why the public should trust the tobacco companies...PMI urged consumers to trust the science.“It is not really about trusting the company,” said Fazend
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 15, 2017 23:25
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[Asia, Israel] 'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

When the current contract expires at the end of the year, cigarettes will no longer be sold at Shekem (the IDF canteen chain). It is expected that soon afterward they will no longer be sold at training bases or any IDF base. During the discussion, the u
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:30
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[Asia, Israel] MKS CALL ON AG TO PROSECUTE THOSE INVOLVED IN MAKING AND PROMOTING TOBACCO

Two MKs have asked Attorney- General Avichai Mandelblit to open an investigation for criminal prosecution of the companies and individuals responsible for the manufacture, marketing, sale and promotion of cigarettes..."Israel is therefore under attack. Ou
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 24, 2017 16:43
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[Asia, Israel] TAXES ON IQOS CIGARETTES TO BE EQUALIZED

it would equalize the taxes on the new Philip Morris product to those on the Dubek company’s...in response to a plea by the Dubek tobacco company to the High Court of Justice against favoritism to the giant US tobacco conglomerate. Finance Minister Moshe
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 16, 2017 15:50
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[Asia] Smoking making a comeback in Israel?

Health Ministry's annual report notes biggest single-year rise in smoking rate among Israelis in more than a decade.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:35
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Smoking is making a comeback in Israel

“This is unheard of in the developed world,” Leah Rosen...“There’s an epidemiological curve of tobacco use, and as people start to get sick from smoking, the [smoking] rate starts going down, and it never goes back up. We have now broken that trend.”
JTA - Global Jewish News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:19
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