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Near the toys and candy: How Big Tobacco covertly targets kids

Audit by Hebrew University reveals tactics used by cigarette companies to circumvent ban on advertising to minors.

Near the toys and candy: How Big Tobacco covertly targets kids

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

Supreme Court to equalize tax for cigarettes and rolling tobacco

Judges order Finance Minister to immediately impose equal purchase tax on rolling tobacco and ordinary cigarettes.

Supreme Court to equalize tax for cigarettes and rolling tobacco

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

MK Glick ends 25-day hunger strike to protest low taxes on rolling tobacco.

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

Glick: Kahlon ignores the Knesset

MK on hunger strike slams Finance Minister for ignoring unanimous Knesset committee decisions, expert opinion on rolling tobacco tax.

Glick: Kahlon ignores the Knesset

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.

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Knesset committee approves ban on tobacco advertising

Knesset committee approves ban on tobacco advertisements - but excludes advertisements in printed newspapers.

Knesset committee approves ban on tobacco advertising

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

MK Yehuda Glick hunger strikes until Finance Minister imposes rolling tobacco tax. 'I can no longer say my hands didn't spill this blood.'

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

State Comptroller: Health Minister aided tobacco companies

Health Ministry not working to reduce consumption of cigarettes, Health Minister Litzman hid meetings with tobacco company representatives.

State Comptroller: Health Minister aided tobacco companies

Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

In preliminary reading, Knesset approves bill to ban tobacco and cigarette advertisements.

Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

Gaza: Authorities foil attempt to smuggle 1.5 tons of tobacco

Crossings Authority supervisors find tobacco hidden in bags of chicken vitamins.

Gaza: Authorities foil attempt to smuggle 1.5 tons of tobacco

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.

Finance Minister refuses to raise tax on rolling tobacco

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.

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots