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[Israel] Smokers' and drinkers' wallets get surprise pinch as taxes rise overnight

Finance minister signs off on new hikes before suppliers and consumers can stock up
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 28, 2012 06:59
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Number of Israelis who smoke at record low ($$)

The number of Israelis aged 21 and older who admitted to smoking declined by 2.7 percent from 2010.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added May 31, 2012 13:15
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[Asia, Israel, Switzerland] BOB: THE IQOS GAMBLE / Philip Morris’s state-of-the-art research facility could revolutionize the smoking industry

their state-of-the-art research facility, perched next to Switzerland’s tranquil Lake Neuchatel...Asked why the public should trust the tobacco companies...PMI urged consumers to trust the science.“It is not really about trusting the company,” said Fazend
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 15, 2017 23:25
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[Asia] Smoking cost Israeli economy NIS 13b in 2016

A report by the Minister of Health about smoking in 2016 was published today, shedding light on the extent of smoking in Israel among various population groups. The report also addresses the economic aspects of smoking. According to the report, 22.7% of
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco adverts that feature in Hassidic newspapers

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman opposes broad legislation to prohibit tobacco advertising in newspapers...Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 21, 2015 16:46
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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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[Asia, Israel] Bar Refaeli under fire for 'smoking baby' pic

Bar Refaeli sparked a mini-row over the weekend on her Instagram account, when she posted an old picture of herself as a baby with a cigarette in her mouth.
Ynetnews (il)
added Feb 25, 2014 15:25
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[Israel] Iran study: Water pipes as dangerous as cigarettes

Iranian researchers at Mashhad University of Medical Science -- who have just published a study on the matter in the journal Respirology -- have found that nargilas are just as harmful to lung function and the respiratory system as conventional tobacco pr
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 30, 2012 09:51
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[Asia, Israel] NEW LEGISLATION TO CONSIDER NIS 40 BILLION PAYMENT BY TOBACCO COMPANIES

The bill wants to enable the authorities to force Israeli and foreign tobacco companies to pay between NIS 35 billion and NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases. The bill, initiated by Yesh Atid MK Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 19, 2018 13:43
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