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[Asia, Israel] Smoking Ban in 200 Schools Starting Next Year

The Education Ministry is scheduled to ban smoking by students and staff in 200 schools around the country as part of a pilot program during the 2013-2014 school year.
Arutz Sheva (
added May 31, 2013 16:50

[Asia, Israel] Inspectors look for public smoking on No Tobacco Day

Health Ministry ask local authorities to be rigorous in handing out fines to smokers in public places, workplaces on World No Tobacco Day.
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2013 01:31
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[Asia] Israel to crack down on public puffing for global anti-tobacco day

The director general of the Health Ministry, professor Ronnie Gamzu, and the director general of the Union of Local Authorities, Shlomo Dolberg, requested that local authorities increase enforcement of smoking bans in public places on Thursday and Friday
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added May 30, 2013 01:25

[Asia, Israel] Teacher smoking rooms to close in 200 schools

Starting this fall, 200 schools will open without smoking rooms for the teachers, according to the Education Ministry, which announced the pilot project on Sunday. In addition, these schools are to offer smoking-cessation courses for those who want to ki
Jerusalem Post
added May 28, 2013 06:59

[Asia] Rate of Israeli smokers dropped 14% in 2012, survey shows

The number of smokers in Israel is continuing to decline, according to a Health Ministry study published ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which will be marked this coming Friday to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for effe
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added May 28, 2013 00:41

[Asia, Israel] Smoking rate not lower, lack of enforcement blamed

Urine samples of nonsmokers checked for cotinine – a chemical that represents the breakdown of nicotine in the body – showed that 33% had been exposed to significant amounts of tobacco smoke. This, said German, is evidence that enforcement of laws barring
Jerusalem Post
added May 28, 2013 00:40

Smoking Rate Drops Fast in Israel

14% Fewer Admit To Lighting Up in 2012
Weekly Forward
added May 27, 2013 17:11

Israel Smoking a Pack a Day Less; Long Way to Go

Ahead of International No-Smoking Day, Health Minister Yael German presented the Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee with her ministry's report on smoking in 2012. The report showed that 20.6 percent of the population above the age of 21 smoked,
Arutz Sheva (
added May 27, 2013 12:27

[Israel] Ministers Ban Tobacco Ads in Newspapers and Internet

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, amendments to the laws on limiting advertising and marketing tobacco products, which will ban advertising them on the internet and in newspapers.
Arutz Sheva (
added May 27, 2013 12:26

[Asia] Health Ministry report: 1 in 5 Israelis smoke

One in five Israelis over the age of 21 are smokers, according to a new report issued by the Health Ministry and currently being presented to the Knesset. The report states that men begin smoking at the average age of 17.9 years and women at 20 years.
Ynetnews (il)
added May 27, 2013 11:36
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