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[Asia, Israel] ANTI-TOBACCO FIGHTER TUVIA LEHRER DEAD AT 80

The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:13
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[Israel] BRIEF-Jerusalem Cigarette Posts Q1 Profit

Reuters
added May 1, 2018 04:34
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The Israeli Ministry of Health has Approved Kanabo Research's Medical Cannabis Vaporizer as a Medical Device

Israel becomes the first country in the world to grant medical device approval for a medical cannabis vaporizer
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:23
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[Asia] Philip Morris raises cigarette prices in Israel

"We have raised prices for a number of brands in our portfolio for commercial reasons," tobacco company Philip Morris today confirmed. The company notified retailers that prices for most of its cigarette and loose tobacco brands would be raised today by
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Mar 5, 2018 16:21
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[Israel] BRIEF-Jerusalem Cigarette Posts FY Profit

* FY NET INCOME AFTER TAX JOD 506,859 VERSUS LOSS OF JOD 379,384 YEAR AGO
Reuters
added Feb 19, 2018 01:42
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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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