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[Asia, Israel] Health Ministry ignores e-cigarette use among teenagers

Although the US surgeon-general has taken electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) very seriously and called them a “growing threat to the health of young people,” the Health Ministry in Jerusalem has not. In fact, it did not even include the use of e-cigs in it
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 11, 2016 18:22

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[Asia, Israel] ARCHIVE: Kashrut authority approves cigarettes for Passover

For the first time, the Badatz Beit Yosef kosher certification belonging to Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef has lent its highly esteemed stamp to a range of cigarette brands from the Israeli Dubek tobacco products manufacturer, certifying that t
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 14, 2013 14:14

[Israel] Doctors Say 23-Year-Old Woman May Have Died Due to Smoking While Taking Birth Control Pills

Israeli doctors believe that a 23-year-old woman who collapsed Monday may have died as a result of smoking while taking birth control pills. The woman from the southern town of Kiryat Malachi – whose name hospital officials have not released – exhibited
The Blaze
added Dec 10, 2013 15:35

[Asia] Tobacco vending machines to be outlawed in Israel next month

Starting January 1, the sale of cigarettes from indoor and outdoor vending machines will be outlawed throughout the country. The Health Ministry is working towards enforcing the law, which was originally passed in August 2011 but whose implementation was
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 9, 2013 15:31
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