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[Switzerland] Race to Deliver Nicotine’s Punch, With Less Risk

Scientists at Philip Morris International are experimenting with ways to deliver nicotine — Big Tobacco’s addictive lifeblood — that are less hazardous than cigarettes but still pack the drug’s punch and smoking’s other pleasures. The smoking carousels,
New York Times
added Dec 25, 2014 01:29
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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[Switzerland] Tip/Wag - Nazi Dairy Products, Tim Cook & Prostate Health Researchers

HITLER LABELS WERE ACCIDENTALLY PRINTED AS PART OF A SERIES OF COFFEE CREAM CONTAINERS BASED ON VINTAGE CIGAR LABELS. WHICH MEANS, AT ONE TIME,SOMEONE MADE HITLER CIGARS. EVIDENTLY FOR THE CIGAR SMOKER WHO JUST WANTED TO BE HATED THAT LITTLE BIT EXTRA.
Colbert Nation
added Nov 4, 2014 08:58
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[Switzerland] Hitler Creamers Jolt Swiss Coffee Drinkers, and Retailer Apologizes

Mr. Cerf said the mishap occurred when an outside company asked ELSA, a dairy manufacturer that is one of Migros’s subsidiaries, to supply a series of 55 coffee cream containers based on vintage cigar labels, two of which featured the dictators.
New York Times
added Oct 22, 2014 18:37
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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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Philip Morris Brand Sàrl (Switzerland), Philip Morris Products S.A. (Switzerland) and Abal Hermanos S.A. (Uruguay) v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Status of Proceeding: Pending (the Respondent files a counter-memorial on the merits on October 13, 2014)
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (World Bank)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:22
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[Switzerland] Report: tobacco adverts target young Swiss

During the course of an average weekend a young person in Romandie is exposed to pro-smoking publicity 68 times... Companies are using numerous different ways of contacting consumers and employing new marketing techniques that are far more subtle and sop
The Local (ch)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:54
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[Switzerland] Philip Morris v. Uruguay

The Philip Morris v. Uruguay case (Spanish: Caso Philip Morris contra Uruguay) started on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay.[1] The company complains that Uruguay's anti
Wikipedia
added Oct 31, 2014 18:53
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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, UK] Who funds the arts and why we should care ($$)

I could find no one at Art Basel prepared to answer a question about why it felt it acceptable to take tobacco sponsorship. Instead, Art Basel issued a statement that simply applauded Davidoff as a “dedicated supporter of art”
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:07
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