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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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[Asia] ROBERTS: Here's how Israel can prevent future smoking addicts

if the Knesset passed a law requiring all cigarettes, cigarette boxes, and rolling paper to carry a unique number, linked that number to the ID number of the adult purchasing the cigarettes, and made it illegal to be in possession of a cigarette without a
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:46
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[Asia, Israel] EQUALIZATION ON CIGARETTE AND IQOS TAXES PLEASES HEALTH ORANIZATIONS

The Finance Ministry has decided to equalize the taxes on Philip Morris’s heated-tobacco product iQOS with those on regular cigarettes. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon had stated numerous times that he would not do so because he “opposed raising taxes,” b
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[Asia] In Blow to Philip Morris, Israel to Tax iQOS E-cigarettes Like Ordinary Cigarettes

the device will be taxed like ordinary cigarettes, at a rate of 65% of its price. However, the excise tax was introduced through the state budget, under pressure from the attorney general. The move presumably forces Kahlon to sign an order that has been o
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 16, 2018 14:58
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[Asia, Israel] With a flick of the hand, app aims to help smokers kick the habit

Somatix, a New York-based startup founded by Israelis, says it has developed gesture analysis software that can keep track of users’ smoking habits and help them get a handle on their addiction. The software developed by the firm, which has an R&D cente
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:33
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[Asia] Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

the Knesset agreed to approve a bill banning the advertisement of cigarettes and other addictive tobacco products. On Tuesday, the Knesset gave the bill preliminary approval, paving the way for the legislative votes. The bill will place a general ban on
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:14
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[Asia, Israel] PRELIMINARY KNESSET READING BARS TOBACCO ADS ON WEB BUT NOT NEWSPAPERS

The Knesset approved a preliminary reading of a private member’s bill limiting the advertisement and marketing of tobacco products, but only in the electronic media and not in printed newspapers. While the Israel Medical Association, the Public Health P
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 11, 2018 02:54
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[Israel, Mid-east] ASFOURJAN: Where Can Women Make Movies? The Middle East

Hailed as a fresh, frank look at the lives of young Palestinian women, Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut film, “In Between,” follows three female roommates who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. There, they participate... dancing, drinking, smoking, taking drugs.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2018 22:58
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[Israel, Mid-east] ASFOURJAN: Where Can Women Make Movies? The Middle East

Hailed as a fresh, frank look at the lives of young Palestinian women, Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut film, “In Between,” follows three female roommates who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. There, they participate, to varying degrees, in the debauchery on offer
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2018 22:58
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset moves to stub out ads for cigarettes and tobacco

The Knesset on Wednesday gave its preliminary approval to a proposed ban on cigarette and tobacco ads, except in print media, in a bid to tackle smoking rates in Israel. The proposal, by Likud MK Yehudah Glick and Zionist Union MK Eitan Cabel, cleared it
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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