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[Asia, Israel] ORGS SLAM LITZMAN FOR ALLOWING SALE OF IQOS HEATED, SMOKELESS CIGARETTES

Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman will not set any restrictions on the sale of Philip Morris’s iQOS heated-tobacco, “smokeless” cigarettes until the US Food and Drug Administration sets its policy, even through their sale is in the meantime not permitted i
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22
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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] 2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Israeli customs officials at the Nitzana crossing foiled an attempt to smuggle two tons of tobacco over the border, worth a total of 200,000 NIS and for which taxes would have been 1,000,000 NIS. The tobacco was hidden in pots imported by the Palestinia
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:18
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTRY TO CUT WAITING TIME FOR SURGERY, RED TAPE FOR SUBSIDIZED GERIATRIC HOMES

Litzman said he opposed smoking but remains opposed to “ghastly graphic images” of the serious damage to health caused by cigarettes. He added that he opposes a total prohibition of tobacco advertising. These two steps are becoming much more common around
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Asia, Israel] Health minister: Cigarette warning pictures ‘unaesthetic’

Litzman (United Torah Judaism) has consistently opposed regulation... At one point he vowed, “With the help of God we won’t approve this,” adding, “We don’t need to disfigure the state with such images,” according to a Channel 2 report Sunday.
Times of Israel (is)
added Feb 13, 2017 15:07
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[Asia, Israel] 'TOBACCO INDUSTRY SHOULD BE PROSECUTED FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY'

Prof. Judith Mackay...has called for heads of the industry to be prosecuted for their “crimes against humanity.”...appeared by video conference at the annual meeting, held in a Caesarea on Friday, of the Medical Society for the Prevention and Cessation o
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 6, 2017 03:31
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[Asia] High Tax on Cigarettes Pushing Young Israeli Smokers to Use Loose Tobacco

Mark Luria, an activist with the Israel Council for the Prevention of Smoking, cited figures from the World Health Organization showing that every 10% increase in the price of cigarettes leads to a 5% reduction in smoking within one to two years, and ano
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 31, 2017 14:31
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[Asia] Israel to Expand Ban on Smoking in Public, Outlaw All Cigarette Ads

the Health Ministry intends to impose a total ban on cigarette advertising, to require illustrated warnings on cigarette packaging, and broaden a ban on smoking in public places. The plans were spelled out Wednesday by Itamar Grotto, deputy director gene
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 1, 2017 04:20
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[Asia, Israel] Health Ministry seeks to implement far-reaching smoking

Proposed measures include complete ban on cigarette advertising, increased enforcement of prohibition in public places
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:56
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[Mid-east] Smoking Prevalence Increases Substantially During Compulsory Military Service, Israeli Research Shows

researchers found that cigarette smoking increased by almost 40% during compulsory military service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In a systematic sample of nearly 30,000 soldiers from 1987 to 2011, the prevalence of smoking grew from 26.2% at recrui
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:54
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Smoking Behavior Change During Compulsory Military Service in Israel, 1987–2011

Military tobacco control policy is an important contributor to longevity among service personnel, and population-wide mortality in countries with compulsory service. The increased smoking prevalence among military personnel, and increases in smoking duri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:25
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