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New York raises smoking age from 18 to 21

In effort to 'stop cigarettes and e-cigarettes from getting into the hands of young people,' NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill to raise smoking age.

New York raises smoking age from 18 to 21

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.

Sweden bans smoking in public places

San Francisco becomes first city to ban e-cigarettes

City attorney: 'If the federal government is not going to act to protect our kids, San Francisco will.'

San Francisco becomes first city to ban e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes banned in public places

New law banning advertisement of smoking products and smoking e-cigarettes in public places goes into effect on Friday.

E-cigarettes banned in public places

'This law is going to save lives'

MK Yehuda Glick at Economics Committee meeting: Where restrictions on tobacco advertising implemented, smoking drastically decreased.

'This law is going to save lives'

Class action suit filed against major Israeli water park

Lawsuit filed against Shefayim water park says park harmed the health of 'hundreds of thousands' by failing to enforce anti-smoking laws.

Class action suit filed against major Israeli water park

Coming soon: Smoking ban to include parks and courts

Knesset committee approves order expanding list of no-smoking zones, promises to apply it within 60 days.

Coming soon: Smoking ban to include parks and courts

IDF declares war on smoking

New plan aims to wipe out smoking among IDF troops.

IDF declares war on smoking

Health Minister opposes bill to raise smoking age to 21

20 MKs from across the political spectrum support a bill raising smoking age from 18 to 21 - but Health Minister opposes it.

Health Minister opposes bill to raise smoking age to 21

Health Ministry proposes new anti-smoking laws

Health Ministry proposes law equating e-cigs and cigarettes, widening no-smoking radius around preschools and playgrounds.

Health Ministry proposes new anti-smoking laws

Knesset bans smoking on school grounds

Revolutionary measure to combat widespread smoking phenomenon from influencing teens at school.

Knesset bans smoking on school grounds