China moves to ban online sale of e-cigarettes

China issues temporary ban on sale of electronic cigarettes over the internet, days after lawsuit claims Juul sold contaminated pods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 2:33 PM

Health Ministry to ban sale of electronic cigarettes?

Health Ministry Director-General examines option to ban or limit sale of e-cigarettes - without passing a new law.Chana Roberts, 9/25/2019, 10:49 AM

Israel to ban flavored e-cigarettes?

Dep. Health Minister promises: 'I'll work to ban flavored cigarettes - after the elections.' Drs: 'No reason to insist on harming youth.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2019, 9:29 AM

CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC, FDA, investigating 'multistate outbreak' of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping, urge avoiding the products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 11:40 AM

Why does Milwaukee warn to stop using e-cigarettes?

Doctor on vaping lung illnesses: 'We clearly are seeing something new.'NPR, 8/29/2019, 10:56 PM

The cigarettes that made Aliyah

New immigrant caught with 19 suitcases filled to the brim with only cigarettes, attempting to avoid customs tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 10:49 AM

WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

In report on global tobacco epidemic, World Health Organization notes progress, urges governments to ban marketing of e-cigarettes.Chana Roberts, 7/29/2019, 1:18 PM

E-cigarettes may damage the brain's stem cells, research shows

New research shows high levels of nicotine prevalent in e-cigarettes may be doing irreversible damage to human brains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 2:19 PM

Sophie and baby Itai identified as Route 7 crash victims

Toddler injured in crash released from hospital as her father continues fighting for his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2019, 11:25 AM

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Swedish ban requires premises owners to enforce law or face penalties, as government aims for a smoke-free country by 2025.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 2:11 PM

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes, plans heavy fines for violators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 12:23 PM

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Every year, 165,000 children worldwide die due to secondhand smoke - and a whopping 20% of all cancer cases are linked to smoking.Chana Roberts, 5/28/2019, 1:42 PM

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Likud MK continues hunger strike to demand Finance Minister raise taxes on rolling tobacco, end 'circle of death' of smoking.Benny Toker, 6/24/2018, 7:51 PM

Report: 59% of Israeli children are exposed to secondhand smoke

New study shows Israeli children are exposed to more cigarette smoke than their counterparts in England, Germany, and Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2018, 1:54 PM

IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

Finance Committee approves taxing IQOS electronic cigarette as regular cigarettes - after year-long battle.Chana Roberts, 3/12/2018, 4:48 PM

Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

In preliminary reading, Knesset approves bill to ban tobacco and cigarette advertisements.Chana Roberts, 1/11/2018, 11:40 AM

Finance Minister refuses to raise tax on rolling tobacco

After Health Minister rejects proposal to raise smoking age, Finance Minister rejects proposal to raise taxes on rolling tobacco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2017, 3:18 PM

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

Sale of cigarettes and tobacco at army bases to end.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 9:59 AM

'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

Authorities arrest three suspects for involvement in smuggling illegal cigars into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 1:47 PM

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Nitzana customs authorities find 200,000 NIS worth of tobacco hidden in pots imported by the Palestinian Authority.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 2/26/2017, 10:48 AM

Lapid Raises Cigarette Prices

Hours after introducing budget cuts and tax increases, Finance Minister Yair Lapid signs an order calling to raise the prices of cigarettes.Elad Benari, 5/8/2013, 3:43 AM