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[Latin America, Switzerland] Globally significant legal victory for public health: Uruguay wins big against Philip Morris

The Union has worked with Uruguay’s government since 2014, offering technical assistance and building capacity to strengthen policy infrastructure, evaluate policy impacts, and improve enforcement. It is now supporting development of a plain tobacco pack
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:57

[Switzerland] No general ban on tobacco advertising

voted on Wednesday to protect a free market economy, rather than support health concerns. The ban had been called for by the Swiss Health Minister Alain Berset, who said in Parliament that smoking was damaging not only from a health perspective, but also
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:30

[Switzerland] GLANTZ: Another big well-done study shows e-cigarette use associated with more progression to smoking and less quitting

Consistent with other studies, smokers who used e-cigs were making more quit attempts. So the marketing claim that e-cigs help people quit is being heard but the effect of using e-cigs is less, not more, quitting.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 17, 2016 15:10

Smoke-free Air in Switzerland: A campaign case study (PDF)

By implementing change at the local level, these organizations are not only protecting their constituents, but also creating an example for the rest of the country to follow. Local laws in Switzerland have been and will continue to be a catalyst for c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:38

[Switzerland] Chocolate Prices Soar as Appetites Get Bigger

There is even a cigar-flavored praline he creates by chopping fine Havanas into pieces, infusing them with crème fraiche, and afterward extracting the essential oils. The cigar-flavored treat is “a chocolate that should be eaten in its context,” he said.
New York Times
added Dec 30, 2013 03:51

STEMI incidence falls in Southern Switzerland after smoking ban implemented

She concluded: “Introduction of the smoking ban in public places induced a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI among the overall population of Canton Ticino in Switzerland. The greatest impact was seen in women ≥65 years old.
European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:21

[Switzerland] Update on WHO Global Monitoring Framework consultations on NCDs

Member State consultations to agree on the Global Monitoring Framework (GMF), including indicators and targets on NCDs. . . . Indicators agreed with changes to WHO proposed wording . . . Tobacco: 2 agreed, 1 for adults, 1 for adolescents, ‘tobacco
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Nov 16, 2012 15:05

[Switzerland] Swiss voters say no to smoking ban

TWO in three Swiss voters have rejected a referendum aimed at tightening a smoking ban, to the relief of the hotel and restaurant sector that had complained of excess regulation. Only Geneva voted slightly in favour of the initiative
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 23, 2012 18:20

[Switzerland] Swiss see hike in Africa tobacco smuggling

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 8, 2012 00:00

[Switzerland] COP8 is coming up, with important progress to report

Taking place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October, it will focus on topics such as the shaping of a medium-term strategic framework...will also be the starting point for a wider application of the WHO FCTC not only for tobacco control, but also as an internation
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:11
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