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Deep breaths: Smoking pollution in Tel Aviv

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, smoking rate in Israel remains unchanged

The percentage of Israelis who smoke is higher than in OECD countries.

02/08/2020
Marlboro HeatSticks for iQOS are placed next to champagne bottles at a restaurant in Tokyo, Japan No

Cigarettes sales to be phased out by Philip Morris Int within 15 years

The cigarette manufacturer has recently gained FDA approval to market its IQOS tobacco heating device.

Juul disregarded evidence it's e-cigarettes were getting teens hooked

“If you think Marlboros are bad because they’re addictive, then this is like a Marlboro on steroids.”

By REUTERS
06/11/2019
cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes – blessing or curse?

While e-cigarettes have been said to be less harmful than their regular counterparts, the remaining effects say otherwise. Sometimes they even lead back to the use of regular cigarettes as well

By SHIMON GLICK
03/09/2019
Money changer holds U.S. dollar banknotes as he counts other currency banknotes in Tehran

Iran: 1 billion euros intended for essential imports 'disappeared'

In the letter, Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian chief of staff, demanded an explanation about what had happened to the imports promised by those who had received the currency.

21/07/2019
Vendor smokes cigarette in Russian Bazaar - Jolfa - Iranian Azerbaijan - Iran

Iran spends government money on cigarettes, uses over 2 tons of drugs daily

The subsidized exchange rate was meant to be spent on importing essential medical supplies, according to the deputy health minister.

15/07/2019
A CUSTOMER holds a Philip Morris iQOS e-cigarette at an iQOS store in Tokyo last year

‘Philip Morris wants to help a billion people stop smoking’

“I agree that young people should not have access to this product, but it’s extremely important that adults do,” explained Olczak.

By HAIM ISEROVICH
03/06/2019
A MAN smokes in Duesseldorf

FDA scans possible connection between e-cigarettes, seizures

The FDA called on those who have experienced adverse effects from e-cigarettes to report the episode to the agency.

By ZACK EVANS
06/04/2019
A 40g pouch of Bali Shag Halfzware, Bali Shag Halfzware tobacco and red Bali Shag rolling papers

High Court deals another setback to smoking, tobacco industries

Additional restrictions will kick in in June and in January 2020.

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