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[Asia] TOBACCO BANNED FOR UNDER 21-YEAR-OLDS IN ISRAEL

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman said on Thursday he agrees to raise the minimum age required to buy tobacco products to 20. ...Although tobacco lobbyists are sure to put on pressure, Litzman said the bill will be approved for government support in
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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[Israel] Benefits of smoking cessation medications diminish over time

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Addiction finds that only eight out of 100 smokers who take smoking cessation medications will have benefited from taking smoking medications after one year's time. The researchers conclude that this low rate
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:07
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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[Asia, Israel] EQUALIZATION ON CIGARETTE AND IQOS TAXES PLEASES HEALTH ORANIZATIONS

The Finance Ministry has decided to equalize the taxes on Philip Morris’s heated-tobacco product iQOS with those on regular cigarettes. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon had stated numerous times that he would not do so because he “opposed raising taxes,” b
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[Asia, Israel] MINISTERS DELAY VOTE ON BILL PROPOSING HEFTY FINES ON TOBACCO COMPANIES

The private member’s bill would enable the authorities to force local and foreign tobacco companies to pay NIS 35 billion to NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases.
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 21, 2018 20:54
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[Asia, Israel] FINANCE MINISTRY DIRECTOR FORCED TO ATTEND KNESSET MEETING ON TOBACCO TAXES

Following the repeated refusal of Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and his director-general Shai Babad to come and explain their refusal to tax rolling tobacco and iQOS heated-tobacco products just like regular tobacco, the Knesset Special Committee on Drug
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 20, 2018 01:27
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[Asia, Israel] NEW LEGISLATION TO CONSIDER NIS 40 BILLION PAYMENT BY TOBACCO COMPANIES

The bill wants to enable the authorities to force Israeli and foreign tobacco companies to pay between NIS 35 billion and NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases. The bill, initiated by Yesh Atid MK Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 19, 2018 13:43
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[Asia] ROBERTS: Here's how Israel can prevent future smoking addicts

if the Knesset passed a law requiring all cigarettes, cigarette boxes, and rolling paper to carry a unique number, linked that number to the ID number of the adult purchasing the cigarettes, and made it illegal to be in possession of a cigarette without a
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:46
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[Asia] In Blow to Philip Morris, Israel to Tax iQOS E-cigarettes Like Ordinary Cigarettes

the device will be taxed like ordinary cigarettes, at a rate of 65% of its price. However, the excise tax was introduced through the state budget, under pressure from the attorney general. The move presumably forces Kahlon to sign an order that has been o
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 16, 2018 14:58
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[Asia, Israel] With a flick of the hand, app aims to help smokers kick the habit

Somatix, a New York-based startup founded by Israelis, says it has developed gesture analysis software that can keep track of users’ smoking habits and help them get a handle on their addiction. The software developed by the firm, which has an R&D cente
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:33
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