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Cigarettes Banned in Barracks


Starting in November of this year, cigarettes and other tobacco products will disappear from the shelves of shops in the 55 military barracks across Israel, another step in the battle against smoking in the army. Sixty-five shops will be affected by the directive. T his is one of the more decisive steps Israel’s Ministry of Defense has taken in its efforts to curb this rampant health risk, which is affecting all soldiers through passive smoking. Additionally, the number of smoking areas in the barracks is due to be reduced, and new guidelines for those who smoke outside of those areas…