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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Richard Gere: Cigar gifts ‘no big deal‘ if Netanyahu makes peace

In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12
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[Asia, Israel] Tobacco company files suit against Health Ministry

Dubek...filed a suit in the High Court of Justice against the Health Ministry on Monday for showing “favoritism” to the international tobacco company Philip Morris, which is marketing its no-smoke heated- tobacco cigarette iQOS.
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 16:22
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[Asia] Israel's Strategy for E-cigarettes: Sell First, Worry About Health Later

The upshot of the deceptively laconic announcement last week by the Health Ministry is that Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is shirking his duty to protect Israelis’ health. According to Litzman, pending a ruling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 15, 2017 16:08
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[Asia, Israel] NON-PROFIT: REMOVE HEALTH MINISTER’S AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO

Avir Naki, a nonprofit...has petitioned the attorney-general...because of Litzman’s “personal connection” to a number of issues relating to tobacco. They include the “handing over of envelopes with cash” by journalists at Channel 2, who said they were r
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 14:08
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH SCAN: MOVIES AND SMOKING-RELATING IMAGERY

James Bond himself no longer smokes, but he is still exposed to second-hand smoke...while there have been some “favorable downward smoking-related trends in this movie series, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspec
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 5, 2017 01:38
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[Asia, Israel] ORGS SLAM LITZMAN FOR ALLOWING SALE OF IQOS HEATED, SMOKELESS CIGARETTES

Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman will not set any restrictions on the sale of Philip Morris’s iQOS heated-tobacco, “smokeless” cigarettes until the US Food and Drug Administration sets its policy, even through their sale is in the meantime not permitted i
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22
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[Asia] Israel to Expand Ban on Smoking in Public, Outlaw All Cigarette Ads

the Health Ministry intends to impose a total ban on cigarette advertising, to require illustrated warnings on cigarette packaging, and broaden a ban on smoking in public places. The plans were spelled out Wednesday by Itamar Grotto, deputy director gene
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 1, 2017 04:20
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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] 2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Israeli customs officials at the Nitzana crossing foiled an attempt to smuggle two tons of tobacco over the border, worth a total of 200,000 NIS and for which taxes would have been 1,000,000 NIS. The tobacco was hidden in pots imported by the Palestinia
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:18
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTRY TO CUT WAITING TIME FOR SURGERY, RED TAPE FOR SUBSIDIZED GERIATRIC HOMES

Litzman said he opposed smoking but remains opposed to “ghastly graphic images” of the serious damage to health caused by cigarettes. He added that he opposes a total prohibition of tobacco advertising. These two steps are becoming much more common around
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Asia, Israel] Health minister: Cigarette warning pictures ‘unaesthetic’

Litzman (United Torah Judaism) has consistently opposed regulation... At one point he vowed, “With the help of God we won’t approve this,” adding, “We don’t need to disfigure the state with such images,” according to a Channel 2 report Sunday.
Times of Israel (is)
added Feb 13, 2017 15:07
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