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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

[Europe, Switzerland, UK] How Philip Morris International is trying to make smoking less risky for its customers

With a mysterious e-cigarette called iQOS, they’ve potentially taken their biggest step yet... Inkster added: “What we’re seeing from the studies already gives us enormous confidence that we’ve got a product with huge potential to reduce risk for adult s
City A.M. (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 20:43

[Europe, Switzerland] Swiss Federal Council Opens Tobacco Tax Consultation

The proposed revision does not involve an immediate tax increase, but would grant the Federal Government the power to increase the tax burden on cigarettes and fine-cut tobacco, thereby giving it room for maneuver in policy, if so desired.
added Aug 21, 2013 09:56

[Switzerland] Philip Morris International Comments on Tribunal’s Decision in Arbitration Between PMI and Uruguay

“For the last seven years, we have already been complying with the regulations at issue in the case, so today’s outcome doesn’t change the status quo. We’ve never questioned Uruguay’s authority to protect public health, and this case wasn’t about broad i
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 8, 2016 21:17

[Switzerland] Australia stands up for plain packaging cigarettes

A trade panel in Geneva will today hear the final arguments over the legality of Australia’s world-leading plain packaging laws... The panel has heard arguments all week, including those of the Australian government, which is running a defence so sensiti
The Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2015 12:51

[Switzerland] Why smokers gain weight when they quit smoking

This is not due to an increased calorie intake, but to a change in the composition of the intestinal flora after quitting smoking, as a study supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) suggests.
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 29, 2013 15:52

[Europe, Switzerland] Swiss lag in anti-smoking efforts

Switzerland is behind the rest of Europe in the fight to crack down on smoking. That’s according to the latest World Health Organisation report analyzing the success of the MPOWER initiative. 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:50

[Switzerland] AUDIO: Why health minister's against tougher anti-smoking law

A health minister urging people to vote against tougher restrictions on second hand smoke—that’s what happened today in Bern where the federal council presented its opinion against the anti-smoking initiative going to the ballot next month. The health min 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added Aug 14, 2012 22:03

[Switzerland, USA] McMORRIS: Big Tobacco Goes Soft / Phillip Morris International wants you to quit smoking

Inside The Cube, 430 research and development staffers scurry about trying to save the world's 1 billion smokers... Sweanor posits that smoking is no longer a death sentence...The FDA does not see it that way. The descent of the dread cancer stick has coi
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 4, 2017 12:09

[Latin America, Switzerland] Philip Morris Loses Uruguay Packaging Arbitration ($$)

Tribunal president Piero Bernardini and Uruguay appointee James R. Crawford were in the majority. Philip Morris appointee Gary Born issued a partial dissent on two grounds, though he emphasized his conclusions are "not in any way a comment on the soverei
added Jul 9, 2016 17:32
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