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Israelis get kosher cigarettes for Passover

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Monday, March 25, 2013

AP: Observant Jews in Israel can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff during the week-long Passover holiday that starts at sundown Monday.

It’s the first time cigarettes have joined the long list of goods stringently checked to ensure they comply with Passover rules on what items are allowed, or kosher for the holiday — meaning they have not come in contact with grains or other forbidden ingredients.

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