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[Switzerland] In Marlboro Country, a Big-Money Race for the New Smoke

Perched above crystalline Lake Neuchatel, ...scientists in lab coats are searching for the Big Tobacco’s magic bullet: cigarette substitutes that will sell -- but won’t kill... The push gained new urgency Friday with news that British American Tobacco Pl
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 13:21
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[Asia, Switzerland] VIDEO: Cuban cigar co., Swiss watchmakers team up to promote brands

in a bid to raise its profile at the top end of the luxury bands market, the Habanos Cigar Company has launched a co-branding promotion with one of the world’s most exclusive and expensive Swiss watchmakers, Zenith.
CCTV America
added May 29, 2016 14:55
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[Switzerland] Swiss reject full ban on smoking in public spaces

Although Geneva voted slightly in favour, results from the country's other 25 cantons showed a majority of voters rejected a full ban. Hotels, restaurants and bars are allowed rooms for smokers but critics say workers' health is at risk.
BBC Online
added Sep 23, 2012 18:22
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[Switzerland] Race to Deliver Nicotine’s Punch, With Less Risk

Scientists at Philip Morris International are experimenting with ways to deliver nicotine — Big Tobacco’s addictive lifeblood — that are less hazardous than cigarettes but still pack the drug’s punch and smoking’s other pleasures. The smoking carousels,
New York Times
added Dec 25, 2014 01:29
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[Switzerland] Red Cross museum tries to return tobacco money

Admitting “a lack of vigilance,” the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has refused a controversial donation offered to it by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). However, JTI says it won’t take the money back. Last November, a h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:31
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Foley Hoag Helps Uruguay Secure Landmark Victory Over Philip Morris

An international arbitral tribunal today rejected a challenge by Philip Morris International, Inc. (“PMI”) to Uruguay’s strict tobacco-control measures, aimed at reducing cigarette consumption and its devastating impact on public health. “This precedent-
Business Wire
added Jul 8, 2016 21:19
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[Australia, Switzerland, Ukraine] SUSPENSION OF LAWSUIT AGAINST PLAIN PACKAGING IS A HUGE WIN FOR TOBACCO CONTROL

“This is very, very good news,” said José Luis Castro, Executive Director of The Union, who joined four other international health organisations in writing a letter to Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, asking that they suspend the suit. “The t
News Hour (bd)
added Jun 4, 2015 11:24
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, Switzerland] TEGEL: Why Uruguay's David and Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
GlobalPost
added Jul 16, 2014 21:57
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[Switzerland] Outrage over tobacco funds for Red Cross

Campaigners are fuming over donations made by Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) to the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and to the Geneva Red Cross. Red Cross officials, however, downplay the controversy.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Nov 10, 2012 12:43
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JTI launches PLOOM TECH in Switzerland – its first launch outside Japan 2017-07-21

It is also the first tobacco vapor product of its kind in Switzerland. PLOOM TECH will be available nationwide in over 1500 stores. With its state of the art technology, PLOOM TECH enables consumers to enjoy tobacco with ‘no smoke, smoke smell or ash’ by
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:17
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