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[Asia, Israel] Ministers vote to ban smoking on playgrounds

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation voted Sunday to advance a bill that would prohibit smoking in playgrounds and in the entrance to nursery schools. The bill, which was proposed by Yesh Atid MK Yoel Razbozov, is expected to pass its preliminary re
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 17, 2014 04:45

[Israel, Palestine] West Bank cigarette prices expected to increase

Cigarette prices in the West Bank are expected to rise slightly after Israel brought up prices by 0.28 shekels per pack, a Palestinian Finance Ministry official said. Bandi Dahdah, who is in charge of custom tax department, told Ma'an Saturday that Pales
Ma'an News Agency (ps)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:24

[Asia, USA] Israel becomes 42nd country to sign international protocol against tobacco smuggling

The ministry called illegal trade in tobacco a worldwide problem, as the proceeds are used to fund terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah and other criminal organizations, as well as in money laundering. ... US, however, has not yet signed even the FC
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 25, 2013 21:45

[Asia, Israel] ARCHIVE: Kashrut authority approves cigarettes for Passover

For the first time, the Badatz Beit Yosef kosher certification belonging to Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef has lent its highly esteemed stamp to a range of cigarette brands from the Israeli Dubek tobacco products manufacturer, certifying that t
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 14, 2013 14:14

[Israel] Doctors Say 23-Year-Old Woman May Have Died Due to Smoking While Taking Birth Control Pills

Israeli doctors believe that a 23-year-old woman who collapsed Monday may have died as a result of smoking while taking birth control pills. The woman from the southern town of Kiryat Malachi – whose name hospital officials have not released – exhibited
The Blaze
added Dec 10, 2013 15:35

[Asia] Widow loses legal battle against Israeli cigarette company

A woman whose husband died of lung cancer is appealing to the Supreme Court after she was ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of shekels in court costs imposed to the Dubek tobacco company. Tel Aviv District Court rejected her lawsuit against Dubek, w
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Dec 9, 2013 20:07

[Asia] Tobacco vending machines to be outlawed in Israel next month

Starting January 1, the sale of cigarettes from indoor and outdoor vending machines will be outlawed throughout the country. The Health Ministry is working towards enforcing the law, which was originally passed in August 2011 but whose implementation was
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 9, 2013 15:31

[Israel] Army nixes emergency cigarettes

The IDF on Monday announced the cancellation of an old order requiring that soldiers be provided with cigarettes and matches in times of emergency, saying the rule does not jive with the army's current policy of encouraging a healthy lifestyle.
Times of Israel (is)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:27

[Asia, Israel] Coming soon: Restrictions on e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarette smokers will shortly find themselves in good company, joining their tobacco smoking brethren outside malls, bars; will be issued tickets if do not comply. Additionally, smoking ban will be expanded to stadiums
Ynetnews (il)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:11

[Asia, Israel] Health Ministry ignoring smoking prohibitions at covered bus stations

Although the Health Ministry got a law passed 14 months ago to bar smoking along the platforms of the capital’s open-air light-rail stations – with each cigarette smoked worth a NIS 1,000 fine – the Jerusalem Municipality hasn’t issued a single fine for s
Jerusalem Post
added Sep 13, 2013 14:48
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