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[Asia, Israel] Haredim combat smoking epidemic

Percentage of smokers in ultra-Orthodox society believed to be relatively high compared to general population in Israel. New program aims to fight phenomenon by training haredi smoking cessation instructors
Ynetnews (il)
added Aug 22, 2013 19:37

[Asia, Greece, Israel] Smoking Suspected Culprit in El Al Athens Landing

The El AL flight which was forced to make an emergency landing at Athens last night (Wednesday) due to the spotting of smoke in the cabin, appears to have been caused by someone smoking in the restroom facilities.
Arutz Sheva (
added Aug 16, 2013 01:36

[Israel, Palestine] Palestinian tobacco business faces threat

PA begins clamping down on farmers who package and sell hand-rolled cigarettes around the villages, accusing them of smuggling; some workers arrested
Ynetnews (il)
added Jul 20, 2013 14:05

Smoking Still Legal in Israeli Stadiums

Though it’s a violation of a World Health Organization convention, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni voted against a bill, drafted by MK Adi Kol, which would prohibit smoking in open stadiums, the Jerusalem Post reports. Livni said that she wants to ensure th
Tablet Magazine
added Jul 6, 2013 17:27

[Asia, Israel] Livni votes against open stadium non-smoking bill

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni last week voted down, in the Ministerial Committee on Legislation that she chairs, a bill that would prohibit smoking in open stadiums. She thereby voted that Israel should violate an international convention -- the World Hea
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 1, 2013 13:55

[Asia, Israel] Cigarette sales fall after tax hike

The recent hike in purchase tax on cigarettes has caused a 10% fall in the number of cigarettes sold according to data obtained by "Globes." This is the sharpest fall in sales of cigarettes seen in recent years. On May 9 purchase tax on cigarettes, cigar
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jun 17, 2013 00:47

[Asia, Israel] Court orders 10-fold increase in smoking compensation

The Bella Shlomkin’s club, which two years ago was ordered by the Central District Court to pay the Israel Cancer Association NIS 90,000 for failing to ensure no smoking on the premises, received an unpleasant surprise on Thursday.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 7, 2013 09:58

[Asia, Israel] TLV club fined NIS 1-million for breaking smoking law

The High Court decided that a Tel Aviv nightclub will have to pay a fine of more than a NIS 1-million to the Cancer Society, after breaking the public smoking law.
Ynetnews (il)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:56

[Asia, Israel] Toddler who ingested liquid nicotine passes away

A two-year-old girl who ingested liquid nicotine from an electronic cigarette passed away on Tuesday evening in Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Karem, Army Radio reported.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 4, 2013 17:46

[Israel] Police investigating toddler's death from nicotine overdose

Authorities look at possible negligence after two-year old fatally drinks liquid refill for electronic cigarette
Times of Israel (is)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:45
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