Headlines Tagged with Switzerland — 549 headlines found
an advocate for Australia's tobacco policies has delivered seemingly strong rebuttals of objections likely to be mounted in a landmark case at the World Trade Organization. Two top academic lawyers presented the arguments at the Graduate Institute in Gen
Jul 10, 2013 Reuters
added Jul 14, 2013 10:17
A nationwide competition in Swiss schools to encourage students to kick their nicotine habit has delivered encouraging results. Experiment Nonsmoking took place in 2,700 classrooms across Switzerland which saw smokers give up all tobacco products for si
May 13, 2013 worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added May 13, 2013 14:19
Switzerland is deeply divided ahead of a vote Sunday on whether to beef up a ban on smoking in indoor workplaces and public spaces, with supporters stressing the health benefits of less second-hand smoke and opponents decrying a "witch-hunt".
Sep 20, 2012 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2012 07:47
The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
Jun 8, 2017 International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
[Switzerland] Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever / It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions.
“There is no danger for any of you.” Assent was granted, and for the next hour, as he spoke, Calantzopoulos intermittently raised the IQOS to his lips and inhaled deeply. “We’re not in a pricing war. We’re in an innovation war”
Mar 8, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
the complaint for defamation filed by Prof. Rylander against Mr. Pascal Diethelm and Dr. Jean-Charles Rielle...Rylander cannot be considered as an independent researcher vis-à-vis the tobacco industry since he maintained long-standing and largely secret l
Sep 6, 2004 Swissweb de la Prévention et de la Gestion Promotionnelle de la Santé
added Oct 16, 2016 15:42
From December 15 the use of the battery-powered devices that simulate smoking by heating and vaporising a liquid solution containing nicotine will incur a 25 Swiss franc (20 euro, $27) fine, a spokesman for Public Transportation Union told the Swiss news
Nov 12, 2013 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 13, 2013 15:49
The canton of Geneva is cracking down on nightclubs and restaurants flouting a ban on smoking by increasing fines 60-fold and threatening to shut down uncooperative establishments.
Jun 14, 2013 The Local (ch)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:32
[Switzerland] In Swiss media today: Red Cross museum's tobacco dilemma, ski lift safety: Japan Tobacco doesn’t want its Red Cross money back
money donated to the revamped Red Cross Museum. Once the museum realized it had not been “vigilant” enough in its fundraising efforts, according to its director, Roger Mayou who says a donation from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) was not in step with i
Feb 25, 2013 GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47
Philip Morris infiltrated the University of Lausanne as part of a campaign to make smoking "socially acceptable," . . . Le Matin reports . . . the professor turned out to be a spokesman for ARISE, a Swiss group financed by the tobacco industry.
Jun 8, 2012 The Local (ch)
added Jun 8, 2012 13:14