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[Asia, Israel] After 25 days MK calls off anti-tobacco hunger strike

Likud MK Yehuda Glick announced Saturday that he would end a 25-day hunger strike that he launched to press the finance minister to raise the tax on loose tobacco to match that of cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:33
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[Asia] Juul Warns It Will Fight Israel Over Potential Ban on Its E-cigarettes

The government and Juul, the U.S. maker of electronic cigarettes, are gearing up for a legal showdown after Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said over the weekend he planned to ban sale of the devices. To really understand Israel and the Middle Eas
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:31
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[Asia] Some 8,000 Israelis Die Every Year From Smoking-related Illnesses, Report Says ($$)

20.5% of Israelis smoked in 2017, according to Health Ministry's annual report. Sales of tobacco for water pipes rose 28% while cigarette consumption fell
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 12:44
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset approves crackdown on smoking in public places, but excludes itself

Israel on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on cigarette smoking, banning the practice from many public spaces including hospitals, justice courts, concerts and parking lots, including within ten meters from the entrance to any such place. Any gathe
Times of Israel (is)
added May 30, 2018 14:32
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[Asia, Israel] Coming soon: Smoking ban to include parks and courts

The Knesset's Labor, Welfare, and Health Committee on Wednesday morning approved the Order to Prevent Smoking in Public Places and Exposure to Smoking, which expands the list of places in which smoking is prohibited. Likud MK Yehuda Glick's suggestions
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 30, 2018 14:31
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING DAY: SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR PETS

If you smoke and don’t care about your own health, at least think about the well-being of your family and even your pet dog or cat, says the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) for World No Smoking Day, marked worldwide on May 31. Every day, 22 Israelis and
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2018 14:29
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[Israel] New research laboratory examines secondhand smoke exposure

A new laboratory for biological monitoring of environmental tobacco smoke and other toxic chemicals has been opened at the Health Ministry, which has been severely criticized by the state comptroller and public health experts for the rising smoking rate
Jerusalem Post
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[Asia] DOCTORS: MINISTRIES, PM ‘DO NOTHING’ TO PREVENT ADDICTIVE JUUL IN ISRAEL

Although JUUL, the electronic cigarette with substantial amounts of addictive nicotine, has been barred from sale in Europe and is addicting many youngsters in the US, the Health Ministry has not done anything to prevent its import to Israel or even rest
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 8, 2018 01:32
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[Asia] Juul, the Hit E-cigarette, Debuts in Israel With No Restrictions on Sales

Juul, the electronic cigarette that has conquered America but is banned in Europe, has arrived in Israel without any opposition from the Health Ministry. The e-cigarette is available at 30 locations in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Ashkelon and Modi’i
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:49
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[Asia, Israel] ANTI-TOBACCO FIGHTER TUVIA LEHRER DEAD AT 80

The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:13
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