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Efforts to change the law and unify various sign requirements in public places have met with objections by anti-smoking groups.
Smoking will be prohibited in places where outdoor events are held and attended by more than 50 people.
The government claimed a "serious danger to the public" as the reason for the ban on imports and sales of the product.
In his report, Joseph Shapria said Deputy Minister Ya'acov Litzman and senior officials promote smoking, among other shortcomings.
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Philip Morris can’t claim its electronic tobacco product causes less damage
Starting November 1st the IDF will ban the selling of cigarettes on 56 bases across the country.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
The tobacco giant has specifically been found to have manipulated tobacco legislation in Israel and several other countries.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Philip Morris’s state-of-the-art research facility could revolutionize the smoking industry
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Studies show that soldiers who smoke shoot less accurately, endangering their own safety and that of others.
By SHIRLEY ZAUER
What is the status of smoking in Halacha (Jewish law)?
By REUVEN HAMMER
The most reliable gateway to cigarette use are other smokers. In particular, military personnel are twice as likely to become smokers and stay smoking as civilians.
By ROBERT M. GOLDBERG
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