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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
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[Asia] Soaring Israeli Smoking Rates Prompts Call for Higher Taxes

. “The increase in smoking rates, which brings Israel back above the 20 percent mark, demands that the healthcare system reexamine its policies for coping with tobacco products and whether to allocate more resources to contend with the problem,” Litzman s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jun 5, 2017 15:25
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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] BREAKING WITH WESTERN WORLD, ISRAELIS SMOKE MORE IN 2016 THAN EVER BEFORE

The smoking rate among Israelis over the age of 21 has risen for the first time in 29 years to 22.5%, an increase of 12.5%.... 31.1% of men and 15.8% of women use tobacco. An estimated 1.2 million Israelis smoke.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 1, 2017 22:19
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[Asia, Israel] CANCER ASSOCIATION MARKS, HEALTH MINISTRY IGNORES WORLD NO-SMOKING DAY

The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) has given the Health Ministry and the government a grade of only 43.5 out of 100 points for its policies to minimize smoking... The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) has given the Health Ministry and the government a gra
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2017 22:25
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Foiled: Huge smuggled shipment of cigars

Ashdod's drug and tax investigators, together with Israel Police, on Sunday night discovered a raft carrying 150,000 imported cigars. Two suspects, both with outstanding criminal records, were arrested and taken for investigation by the Tax Authority.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36
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[Asia, Israel] Justice Ministry says iQOS product will be treated as ordinary tobacco

Last week, Israel’s Justice Ministry notified the company that it accepted the position of three voluntary organizations in Israel that the product is actually a “tobacco product,” and all the restrictions that apply to tobacco products should apply to i
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 4, 2017 17:38
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[USA] Israeli goes from selling cigarettes online to US federal prison

Yonatan Morgan was on his way to a vacation in the Caribbean ...Two years prior, he worked for the company Duty Free Depot located in Rishon LeZion that specializes in selling duty free cigarettes...The Israeli company avoided the tax payments by lying.
JerusalemOnline (il)
added Apr 1, 2017 21:55
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[Asia, Israel] 'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

On Wednesday, a container owned by another suspect left Ashdod carrying merchandise intended for the Haifa District Arab port city of Baqa al-Gharbiyye. A team of police officers and customs investigators found the Baqa al-Gharbiyye storage room and int
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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