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Switzerland criticised for tobacco control treaty stance

“I think this is more of a shame than a problem that Switzerland is not party to the treaty, as this is all about protecting the public health of the population,” the head of the FCTC Secretariat, Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, told reporters at the United
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:45
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[Switzerland] E-cigarette industry agrees to voluntary sales ban for minors

Swiss producers of electronic cigarettes, and several retail outlets that sell such products, have agreed to a voluntary ban on the sale to minors until a Swiss law change comes into effect. The code of conduct from the consortium of tobacco manufacture
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:59
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[Switzerland, UK] Letter to WHO's DG against prohibition and for risk-proportionate regulation

We’ve sent a letter to WHO and the FCTC secretariat in advance of FCTC COP-8 (1-6 October, Geneva) – protesting about WHO’s inclination towards prohibition and excessive regulation of alternative nicotine delivery systems (ANDS). For background, see pap
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:36
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[Switzerland] Sergio Marchionne the Ferrari CEO who saved Fiat and Chrysler dies aged 66 weeks after surgery

66, passed away after suffering complications following recent surgery... for a shoulder problem about three weeks ago....newspaper photographs of a chain-smoking Marchionne awaiting talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the Chancellery in Be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 11:59
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[Switzerland] FCA gears up for FCTC Conference of the Parties success in Geneva

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) recently announced a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from member organisations in low-and middle-income countries – where more than 1 billion of the world’s smokers live –, to attend the Eight
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:24
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[Switzerland] COP8 is coming up, with important progress to report

Taking place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October, it will focus on topics such as the shaping of a medium-term strategic framework...will also be the starting point for a wider application of the WHO FCTC not only for tobacco control, but also as an internation
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:11
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[Switzerland] Further documents to COP8 now available

a conceptual framework for the development of a voluntary financial investment fund, which annual interest would be meant to support the implementation of the WHO FCTC; a date and place proposal for COP9, should it be held in Geneva; the necessary infor
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[Switzerland] COP 8 Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) is proud to provide a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from FCA member organizations in low and middle income countries, to attend the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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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)

We aimed to characterise the socioeconomic status (SES)-related inequalities in smoking prevalence... 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
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:59
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[Europe, Switzerland] Health summit offers “springboard for action”

At the 30th Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva, government representatives endorsed a series of bold proposals, including 100 per cent smoke free public spaces;
The Commonwealth (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:19
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