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[Israel, Mid-east] New Rules Would Make Life Even Harder for Smokers

Health Minister Rabbi Litzman seeks to impose even more restrictions on smokers, including banning smoking even from spaces where it is currently permitted, increasing taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, and bigger fines on individuals who smo
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Jul 23, 2017 20:07
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu to Police: Because of Sinus Problems, I Couldn't Have Smoked All Alleged Cigars Gifted by Hollywood Mogul

Under questioning on suspicions of graft, Netanyahu said that due to a medical problem he cannot even put a cigar in his mouth for several months of the year, and therefore their alleged cost has been exaggerated, Channel 10 reports.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 16, 2017 21:15
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[Asia, Israel] Tobacco company files suit against Health Ministry

Dubek...filed a suit in the High Court of Justice against the Health Ministry on Monday for showing “favoritism” to the international tobacco company Philip Morris, which is marketing its no-smoke heated- tobacco cigarette iQOS.
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 16:22
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[Asia, Israel] Graphic images on cigarette packs curb smoking, finds brain study

Though 77 countries around the country require graphic images of dirty lungs, blackened teeth and emaciated lung-cancer patients, the Health Ministry has for years eschewed graphic images, preferring warnings like “smoking endangers your fetus,” “smoking
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 22, 2016 06:21
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[Asia, Israel, Palestine, USA] ARCHIVE: Health Ministry ignores bill prohibiting gifts of tobacco to soldiers

The Dubek company has in recent days paid for large newspaper ads wishing soldiers well and, showing Israel Defense Forces helmets, equated patriotism with smoking. The Post learned that two senior Health Ministry officials in charge of health promotion
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:09
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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] Attempted Smuggling of Nargillah Tobacco in Spare Tires Foiled

During the Passover holiday, attempt to smuggle goods into Eilat continued as usual, including an attempt to bring in nargilah (hookah) tobacco from Egypt to two Acco residents. Following a strong gut feeling, customs inspectors pulled the suspects' car
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Apr 14, 2015 12:47
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[Israel] Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit the habit, an Israeli study shows....experts say is the most rigorous test of the technology to date, 44 percent of a group of heavy smokers who had failed
Times of Israel (is)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:26
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[Asia, Israel] Ban on electronic cigarettes to be voted on in 6 months

After four months’ preparation of a draft to prohibit the sale of both e-cigarettes and the chemicals that fill them, the document has been issued for the perusal of the public. Grotto hopes the document will reach the Knesset and be passed in another h
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 1, 2014 09:15
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[Israel] Army nixes emergency cigarettes

The IDF on Monday announced the cancellation of an old order requiring that soldiers be provided with cigarettes and matches in times of emergency, saying the rule does not jive with the army's current policy of encouraging a healthy lifestyle.
Times of Israel (is)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:27
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[Asia, Israel] Teacher smoking rooms to close in 200 schools

Starting this fall, 200 schools will open without smoking rooms for the teachers, according to the Education Ministry, which announced the pilot project on Sunday. In addition, these schools are to offer smoking-cessation courses for those who want to ki
Jerusalem Post
added May 28, 2013 06:59
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