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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

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

Smoking Still Legal in Israeli Stadiums

Though it’s a violation of a World Health Organization convention, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni voted against a bill, drafted by MK Adi Kol, which would prohibit smoking in open stadiums, the Jerusalem Post reports. Livni said that she wants to ensure th
Tablet Magazine
added Jul 6, 2013 17:27

[Asia, Israel] Smoking rate not lower, lack of enforcement blamed

Urine samples of nonsmokers checked for cotinine – a chemical that represents the breakdown of nicotine in the body – showed that 33% had been exposed to significant amounts of tobacco smoke. This, said German, is evidence that enforcement of laws barring
Jerusalem Post
added May 28, 2013 00:40

Israel Smoking a Pack a Day Less; Long Way to Go

Ahead of International No-Smoking Day, Health Minister Yael German presented the Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee with her ministry's report on smoking in 2012. The report showed that 20.6 percent of the population above the age of 21 smoked,
Arutz Sheva (
added May 27, 2013 12:27

Israelis get kosher cigarettes for Passover, despite Chief Rabbinate's disapproval

Observant Jews in Israel craving a smoke during the week-long Passover holiday that started at sundown Monday can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff. It's the first time cigarettes have joined the long list of goods stringently checked to ensure they comply
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2013 13:32

Israel: Major Raid Leads to Interception of Cigarette Smugglers

The raid took place on Friday morning 5 Adar 5773 at the border of Israel’s territorial waters, far out into the Mediterranean. Two fishing vessels were boarded by police marine units backed up by naval patrol vessels. Acting on intelligence information,
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:30
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