Headlines Tagged with Switzerland — 550 headlines found
The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
Jun 8, 2017 International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
It’s World No Tobacco Day, so here’s 10 things you might not know about smoking, tobacco and smokers in Switzerland.
May 31, 2017 swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 31, 2017 18:22
A non-smoking apartment block has been built in Zurich, the first of its kind in Switzerland. (RTS/swissinfo.ch) All 40 apartments in the block, built by the Schönheim housing cooperative, have been sold. Tenants sign a contract agreeing not to smoke, wh
May 18, 2017 swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 19, 2017 15:09
The nicotine content of these e-liquids matched the labels on the bottles, and was relatively constant across production batches. The content of propylene glycol and glycerol was also stable across batches, as was the pH.
May 10, 2017 Addictive Behaviors
added May 15, 2017 14:38
A housing cooperative in Zurich is renting out 40 new apartments to tenants who sign an undertaking never to smoke – even on the balcony. It is the first time a cooperative has specifically banned smokers, the Tages-Anzeiger reported.
Apr 27, 2017 The Local (ch)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:53
Switzerland changed its laws in 2011 to let adults buy and use cannabis with up to 1 percent THC, the chemical compound that produces a high. But its money-making potential seems only to have been discovered late last year, officials said.
Mar 22, 2017 Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 16:51
[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”
Mar 8, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
Feb 11, 2017 Twitter
added Feb 11, 2017 16:19
A plan put forward by Federal Councillor Alain Berset to restrict tobacco advertising was rejected by parliament today by 101 votes to 75.... Berset’s proposed rules would have banned advertising in public spaces, in cinemas, in the press and on the inte
Dec 8, 2016 Le News (ch)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:36
Human rights experts meeting at the Palais des Nations in Geneva heard how the global tobacco control treaty is increasingly relevant to advances in public health and human rights. The United Nations Human Rights Council’s Second Session of the Open-ende
Oct 26, 2016 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13