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[Asia] Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking

Most non-smokers who object to smoking in public places just move away from those violating the law instead of protesting and demanding their right for clean air, according to a survey issued by the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) to mark World No Smokin
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2016 19:23
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[Asia, Israel] Country ‘lags behind’ in fighting smoking, says prevention council

The Health Ministry has decided not to hold its traditional No-Smoking press conference on World No Smoking Day (May 31), because there has been no reduction in smoking rates since last year’s 19.4 percent. The health minister is required by law to pres
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2016 01:38
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[Asia] Review: ‘Rabin in His Own Words’ Fleshes Out an Israeli Politician, With Limits

Recalling his time commanding the Israel Defense Forces, Rabin describes the stress of waiting, with its “tensions, worries and a tremendous amount of cigarette smoke.” He adds, “Twice I suffered severe nicotine poisoning.”
New York Times
added May 5, 2016 21:13
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[Asia, Israel] Restaurant Fined NIS 50K Over Smoking Violation

YERUSHALAYIM - A customer who was exposed to secondhand smoke sued a Tel Aviv restaurant – and won a NIS 50,000 settlement, which he promptly donated to an organization that promotes smoking cessation programs. Moshe Cohen patronized the Bila restaurant
Hamodia
added May 1, 2016 17:34
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[Asia, Israel] TA pub fined NIS 50000 in anti-tobacco suit

A class-action suit against a Tel Aviv pub has resulted in a NIS 50,000 fine against the establishment for failing to prevent widespread smoking on the pub’s two floors... The plaintiffs were represented by lawyer Amos Hausner, who is the head of the Is
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 24, 2016 23:59
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[Asia, Israel, Palestine] Authorities foil attempt to smuggle 3 tons of tobacco into Gaza

The security guards at the Sha'ar Ephraim crossing between Gaza and Israel, along with security guards from the Tax Authority, prevented an attempt to smuggle three tons of tobacco into Gaza. The tobacco originated in areas controlled by the Palestinian
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:22
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[Europe] Israeli Startup Releases Tobacco-Free Medical Cannabis Blend

While more pain patients are turning to medical marijuana than ever before, a substantial number are consuming tobacco mixed with their treatment...combining tobacco with cannabis has become particularly popular in Europe and Israel, where it is estimated
The Jewish Journal
added Mar 1, 2016 16:14
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[Asia, Israel] ‘Brain movies’ show nicotine affects men and women differently

Innovative research being done in Israel demonstrates, on film, how short-term bursts of brain activity are prompted by stimulants... “Our dopamine movies show the effect of nicotine on the dopamine levels in the body, and those movies – which essentially
Times of Israel (is)
added Feb 22, 2016 17:40
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[Asia, Israel] Graphic images on cigarette packs curb smoking, finds brain study

Though 77 countries around the country require graphic images of dirty lungs, blackened teeth and emaciated lung-cancer patients, the Health Ministry has for years eschewed graphic images, preferring warnings like “smoking endangers your fetus,” “smoking
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 22, 2016 06:21
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[UK] Israel boycott ban: Shunning Israeli goods to become criminal offence for public bodies and student unions

Under the plan all publicly funded institutions will lose the freedom to refuse to buy goods and services from companies involved in the arms trade, fossil fuels, tobacco products or Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Any public bodies that
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:41
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