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[Switzerland] In Marlboro Country, a Big-Money Race for the New Smoke

Perched above crystalline Lake Neuchatel, ...scientists in lab coats are searching for the Big Tobacco’s magic bullet: cigarette substitutes that will sell -- but won’t kill... The push gained new urgency Friday with news that British American Tobacco Pl
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 13:21
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[India, Iraq, Mid-east, Switzerland] UN diplomats lived large on smuggled tobacco

In August, two employees of the diplomatic mission of Iraq to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland were accused of abusing their diplomatic status to illegally funnel over 600,000 cigarettes into France over the course of 3 years in order to sell on
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:17
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[Switzerland] Philip Morris ouvrira un e-clope café au Flon [Philip Morris will open an e-cigarette coffee Flon]

wants to open a "Flagship Store" in the Vaud capital. On three levels. The concept: to provide adult smokers an exclusive place where they can have a drink and a bite to eat, but also discover the system "tobacco heated" IQOS US tobacco giant. A cafe or
24 Heures (ch)
added Sep 25, 2016 23:03
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[Switzerland] Cash may convince some smokers to quit

Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation advice on its own, a recent study suggests. To test the power of money to combat addiction, researchers in Swi
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:10
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[Switzerland] People with Epilepsy are more likely to be Smokers, Study Suggests

There is a strong correlation between epilepsy and smoking according to a study of people living in French-speaking Switzerland. Although it has yet to be established whether or not epilepsy actually causes smoking, there appears to be a genetic link bet
Epilepsy Research UK (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:35
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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[Switzerland] LETTER: When federal science is muffling harm reduction by vaping

“E-cigarette use in young Swiss men: is vaping an effective way of reducing or quitting smoking?” contains errors and methodological bias. Meaningful data and context are hidden. The conclusion that there is no beneficial effect of vaping for smoking cess
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:04
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[Switzerland] When vaping lobbyists get science wrong – reply to Poirson

We strongly protest against being portrayed by a vaping lobbyist as loyal assistants of official federal science who are ideologically blind toward harm reduction strategies.
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jul 17, 2016 01:58
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[Switzerland] LETTER: When federal science is muffling harm reduction by vaping [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Swiss Medical Weekly paper by Gmel et al. “E-cigarette use in young Swiss men: is vaping an effective way of reducing or quitting smoking?” contains errors and methodological bias. Meaningful data and context are hidden. The conclusion that there is
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jul 17, 2016 01:54
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Uruguay wins lead case against Philip Morris over strict anti-tobacco law

Uruguay won on Friday an arbitration case against US tobacco giant Philip Morris, which sued the state claiming its strict anti-tobacco law harmed the cigarette maker's business, both sides said. Philip Morris argued that Uruguay had violated terms of a b
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:42
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