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[Asia, Israel] Study: Smokers more likely to light up because of parents who smoke

If you don't want your children to smoke tobacco, don't smoke it yourself. That is the main conclusion of a new survey that found 73 percent of heavy smokers are children of parents who light up. In fact, seven out of 10 heavy smokers started smoking wh
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 15, 2014 04:20
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[Israel] Knesset Committee Approves Stiff Smoking Fine in Stadiums

voted to increase the fine for smoking in a sports stadium. This bill passed its second and third readings. Anyone smoking in a prohibited area, which is basically the stadium other than designated smoking areas, will face a 14,400 shekel fine. The stadi
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Jun 24, 2014 19:53
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset panel hears of growing use – and danger – of water pipes

often leads to the use of dangerous, addictive drugs, according to experts speaking Wednesday before the Knesset Committee for the Struggle Against Drugs and Alcohol. MK Muhammad Barakei (Hadash) said that even though the subject is not often discussed,
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 20, 2014 14:05
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Israelis develop pilot program to help smokers quit

Israeli experts have developed a new program to help people quit smoking by sending them encouraging text messages. The program was designed in cooperation with the Health Ministry and the Israel Cancer Association.
Israel Hayom (il)
added Jun 6, 2014 09:29
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[Asia, Israel] Non-smokers demand smokers respect right to clean air

The vast majority of people over 65 want the government and local authorities to enforce no-smoking laws much more forcefully, according to a poll by Zeta Tooks to mark World No Smoking Day, which was held on May 31. Eighty-three percent of older people
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 2, 2014 21:48
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[Israel] SIEGEL: Ban Smoking in Hospitals? What a Novel Idea!

To Western-born Israelis, a ban on smoking in hospitals, doctors offices and health clinics might seem like a fairly obvious law. Incredibly, Israeli law currently permits smoking in open-air sections of hospitals and health clinics. Smoking is also allo
The Jewish Press
added Jun 2, 2014 13:58
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[Asia, Israel] Bill to ban smoking in stadiums passes first Knesset reading

According to the private members' bill, smoking would not be allowed except for in two groups of seats, set aside by the stadium management, and a smoking room to be used only during breaks in the game. The number of seats where smoking is to be allowed
Jerusalem Post
added May 13, 2014 11:47
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[Asia, Israel] Pharmacies that sell e-cigs or tobacco will lose their licenses

Selling tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in pharmacies is now illegal, and violators will lose their licenses to operate, The Jerusalem Post has learned. Dr. Eyal Schwartzberg, the head of the Health Ministry's pharmaceutical branch sent a dir
Jerusalem Post
added May 7, 2014 21:15
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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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