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Israel's military condemned over cigarettes handout

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 18 November 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1242
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) have been condemned for distributing free cigarettes to soldiers assigned to protect Jewish settlements during the current Palestinian uprising. The distribution violates a 1983 law that bars “anyone from giving away tobacco products without payment.” Health minister Ronni Milo sent a letter to the …

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