Headlines Tagged with Switzerland — 551 headlines found
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
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
Jun 14, 2017 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
[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
Jul 8, 2016 The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:57
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
Jun 15, 2016 swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:30
[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.
Jan 16, 2016 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 17, 2016 15:10
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
Jan 1, 2015 ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:38
There is even a cigar-flavored praline he creates by chopping fine Havanas into pieces, infusing them with crème fraiche, and afterward extracting the essential oils. The cigar-flavored treat is “a chocolate that should be eaten in its context,” he said.
Dec 21, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 30, 2013 03:51
She concluded: “Introduction of the smoking ban in public places induced a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI among the overall population of Canton Ticino in Switzerland. The greatest impact was seen in women ≥65 years old.
Aug 31, 2013 European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:21
Member State consultations to agree on the Global Monitoring Framework (GMF), including indicators and targets on NCDs. . . . Indicators agreed with changes to WHO proposed wording . . . Tobacco: 2 agreed, 1 for adults, 1 for adolescents, ‘tobacco
Nov 7, 2012 International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Nov 16, 2012 15:05
TWO in three Swiss voters have rejected a referendum aimed at tightening a smoking ban, to the relief of the hotel and restaurant sector that had complained of excess regulation. Only Geneva voted slightly in favour of the initiative
Sep 24, 2012 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 23, 2012 18:20