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[Switzerland] Geneva gets tough with smoking ban scofflaws

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.
The Local (ch)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:32
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[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
GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47
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[Switzerland] Tobacco giant infiltrated Lausanne uni: report

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.
The Local (ch)
added Jun 8, 2012 13:14
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[Switzerland] Swiss train stations test smoking ban

Smoking bans have been introduced at six railway stations in Switzerland as part of a 12-month test phase. The Swiss Federal Railways is considering making all of its stations smoke-free. The six stations taking part in the smoking ban pilot project are
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:57
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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

Conclusions Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in SES inequalities in smoking-related outcomes.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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[Switzerland] Dates, location decided for FCTC COP8

The eighth session of Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control will be held 1-6 October 2018 at the Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG). If the illicit trade protocol has entered into force by then, MOP1 of the ITP will t
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
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