Deep breaths: Smoking pollution in Tel Aviv
Hebrew U. finds tobacco companies using loopholes to market to teens

Earlier in the year, new legislation concerning the marketing of tobacco products went into effect, which focuses on a prohibition of the display of tobacco products.

E-cigarettes are most widely used smoking cessation aid, but don't work

E-cigarettes are not effective in helping adults quit smoking despite being the most widely used product for smoking cessation-ahead of all FDA approved cessation aids combined.

Deep breaths: Smoking pollution in Tel Aviv
Smoking youth is more prone to coronavirus - new study finds

When it comes to teens who smoke both regular and e-cigarettes, their chances of getting infected with coronavirus are even higher - up to seven times more.

Deep breaths: Smoking pollution in Tel Aviv
No change in the overall number of smokers in Israel - report

The report further revealed that 25.3% of Israeli adult males smoke, in comparison to 15% of adult females.

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.

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.

The high costs of smoking

A woman smokes a cigarette as she sits on a bench in Liverpool
Israeli study points to nicotine as a potential therapeutic for COVID-19

"The risk of infection by COVID-19 appears to be reduced by half among current smokers," researchers have found.

Deep breaths: Smoking pollution in Tel Aviv
Coronavirus led more than half of Israelis who smoke to consider stopping

More than 80,000 Israelis died of smoking-related diseases in the last decade.

Buying Your First Vape? Here’s What You Need to Know

People choose to vape for a variety of reasons, including as a replacement for smoking traditional cigarettes.

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