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[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”
Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
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[Switzerland] ARCHIVE: Report of the inquiry into the case concerning Prof. Ragnar Rylander* (PDF)

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
Swissweb de la Prévention et de la Gestion Promotionnelle de la Santé
added Oct 16, 2016 15:42
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Switzerland bans e-cigarettes in public transport

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
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 13, 2013 15:49
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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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