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[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco adverts that feature in Hassidic newspapers

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman opposes broad legislation to prohibit tobacco advertising in newspapers...Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 21, 2015 16:46

[Asia, Israel] Litzman opposes ban on tobacco ads in papers

Litzman, a Gur Hassid, is known to be closely associated with Hamodia, the ultra-Orthodox daily affiliated with Gur Hassidim and his Agudat Yisrael party that publishes many tobacco ads in a “religious” context... two years ago, he came out in opposition
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 16, 2015 16:51
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Israeli police Wednesday released shocking security video of a woman setting a gasoline pump on fire in Jerusalem -- allegedly because a man refused to give her a cigarette, reports NBC News. Amazingly, no one was hurt, police said.
Fire Engineering
added Jun 5, 2015 06:27

[Asia, Israel] World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday

Ariel University nutritionist: Diet of whole-grained diet bread and lots of vegetables, plus moderate exercise can prevent weight gain after quitting smoking.
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:11

[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

[Asia] Tobacco costs Israel 8,000 lives, NIS 12.8 billion annually

Until MK Yael German became health minister, the issue of the Smoking Report was always marked with a press conference attended by ministry experts, representatives of the Israel Cancer Association and others. But in her two years in the job, she cancele
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 09:49

[Asia] 8,000 smokers die in Israel each year, report says / 700 killed by secondhand smoke, according to Health Ministry; overall, habit is on the decline

Some 19.8 percent of Israelis aged 21 and over classified themselves as smokers in 2014, compared to 23.1% in 2013, according to a report by Health Ministry. The report was released as the World Health Organization marked No Tobacco Day Sunday.
Times of Israel (is)
added May 31, 2015 07:40

[Asia] Alarming Report: 8,000 Smoking Related Deaths in Israel a Year

Israel's Health Ministry published an alarming report on Sunday May 31, on the occasion of World 'No Tobacco Day.' According to the report, the smoking rate of Israelis aged 21 and over, as of 2014, is approximately 19.8% - nearly a fifth of the country
Arutz Sheva (
added May 31, 2015 07:35

[Asia, Israel] Supreme Court allows class-action suits against public exposure to smoking

accepted on Monday an appeal of a lower-court ruling and made it possible for people exposed to tobacco smoke in public places to file class-action suits over the issue. The claims against owners of premises that do not enforce the no-smoking law could to
Jerusalem Post
added May 12, 2015 00:48

[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 (
added Apr 14, 2015 12:47
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