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[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36
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[Switzerland] BERMAN: OPINION Re: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:12
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[Switzerland] Shutting Out Public from WHO Meetings 'Highly Questionable,' According to International Law Expert

JTI today published an Opinion from leading international law expert Sir Franklin Berman QC, about the WHO's lack of transparency in tobacco-related meetings. ...the public, including the media, was prevented from observing the fifth session of the Confer
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2014 15:06
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[Switzerland] No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phones: Swiss apartment building provides refuge for the hypersensitive

A newly-opened apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich has stringent rules banned smoking, perfume and mobile phones in a bid to provide a haven for those hypersensitive to everyday chemicals. The structure has been purpose built for people who say
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2014 21:58
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STEMI incidence falls in southern Switzerland after smoking ban implemented

The study found a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI hospitalisations in the overall population of Canton Ticino after the smoking ban was implemented.
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2013 12:19
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[Switzerland] Anti-smoking Australia prevails in dry run of WTO dispute

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
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2013 10:17
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[Switzerland] Students kick smoking habit

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
worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added May 13, 2013 14:19
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[Switzerland] Passive smoking under fire when Swiss head to the polls

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".
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2012 07:47
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[Switzerland] FCA gears up for FCTC Conference of the Parties success in Geneva

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) recently announced a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from member organisations in low-and middle-income countries – where more than 1 billion of the world’s smokers live –, to attend the Eight
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:24
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[Switzerland] Ticino tightens the screws on smokers

The southern canton of Ticino on Thursday becomes the first in Switzerland to totally outlaw smoking in public places. Several other cantons are considering whether to follow suit, while a nationwide ban has also been mooted. Last March citizens in Tic
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 1, 2018 04:41
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