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Table 3 Regulation of Advertising and Marketing of Tobacco in Israel 1983-2014

From: Tobacco policy in Israel: 1948–2014 and beyond

Main legislation Supporting legislation Year of revision Details Bill initiated by
Restriction on advertising and marketing of for-smoking tobacco products act   1983 Banned advertisement via radio and television, in or on public transport, in public movie screenings, and in all printed material primarily intended for the consumption of minors; Restriction on Indirect Advertising, a limit placed on the number of ads allowed for each product per newspaper, and a ban on the use of human and animal figures as well as on the praising of smoking of itself in tobacco ads. Ministry of Health
Mandatory health warning added to all tobacco Product’s packaging.
   1995 Mandatory health warning added to all tobacco adds Parliament
   2001 Extension of the list of forbidden advertisement venues and means + interchangeable package health warnings allowed Parliament
  Restriction on advertising and marketing of tobacco products regulation (wording of warnings) 2002 Interchangeable health warnings set Ministry of Health
  Consumer protection order regulation (Marking of goods) 2004 Prohibition against the use of signs, marks or words the likes of “light”,” low tar”, “mild” and “ultra light”, on package, to indicate a “less harmful” product. Ministry of Commerce
Restriction on advertising and marketing of tobacco products act (Name of act changed)   2004 Prohibitions extended to all tobacco products (not excluded to for-smoking products) + a prohibition set on the sale of tobacco products to minors Ministry of Health
  Consumer protection order regulation (Advertisement and marketing venues directed at minors) 2006 A complete ban on tobacco product advertisement aimed at minors. Ministry of Commerce
  Tobacco act 2006 Gave the MOH power to govern packaging of imported tobacco products Ministry of Finance
   2008 A ban set on the selling of for-smoking products to minors Parliament
   2011 Added ban on placing tobacco vending machines in the proximity of educational institutions Parliament
   2014 Added ban on all placement of tobacco vending machines Parliament