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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

[Asia, Israel] Health minister: Cigarette warning pictures ‘unaesthetic’

Litzman (United Torah Judaism) has consistently opposed regulation... At one point he vowed, “With the help of God we won’t approve this,” adding, “We don’t need to disfigure the state with such images,” according to a Channel 2 report Sunday.
Times of Israel (is)
added Feb 13, 2017 15:07


an investigation against Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman and his connections to Hamodia, the daily newspaper of the Ger Hassidim. In four-part investigative report, Channel 2 revealed that it created a fictitious electronic cigarette company and wanted t
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 12, 2017 06:02

[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
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