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[Asia, Israel] TAU cancels Philip Morris event following pressure from cancer organization

Tel Aviv University has backed out of its agreement with the Philip Morris Tobacco Company (Altria Group) that the firm provide scholarships to TAU's School of Marketing students...Israel Cancer Association threatened to cancel its research grants to the
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 6, 2015 14:47

[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

[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

[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

[Asia, Israel] TLV club fined NIS 1-million for breaking smoking law

The High Court decided that a Tel Aviv nightclub will have to pay a fine of more than a NIS 1-million to the Cancer Society, after breaking the public smoking law.
Ynetnews (il)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:56

[Asia, Israel] Smoking Ban in 200 Schools Starting Next Year

The Education Ministry is scheduled to ban smoking by students and staff in 200 schools around the country as part of a pilot program during the 2013-2014 school year.
Arutz Sheva (
added May 31, 2013 16:50

[Asia, Israel] Inspectors look for public smoking on No Tobacco Day

Health Ministry ask local authorities to be rigorous in handing out fines to smokers in public places, workplaces on World No Tobacco Day.
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2013 01:31

[Asia, Israel] Smoking in hotel rooms increasingly barred

But, says smoking prevention lawyer Amos Hausner, there is a growing trend in the world to allow only no-smoking hotel rooms, or a majority in which smoking is prohibited. Major American hotel chains like Marriott, Westin and Hyatt today prohibit smokin
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 7, 2013 00:45

National Center's Stier Talks Tobacco Risk Reduction on Israeli Radio

While attending a health policy conference co-sponsored by the National Center and the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies, Risk Analysis Division director Jeff Stier was interviewed about harm reduction measures related to tobacco by the Israeli Broa
Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog (official blog of the National Center for Public Policy Research
added Feb 19, 2013 19:02

[Israel] Cigarette duty-free allowance halved

Ministry of Finance has halved the duty-free allowance for cigarettes: from April, passengers returning from overseas will be allowed only 125 grams of duty-free tobacco products, equal to one packet of cigarettes.
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jan 29, 2013 13:38
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