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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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[Latin America, Switzerland] Philip Morris Brands Sàrl, Philip Morris Products S.A. and Abal Hermanos S.A. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7 (formerly FTR Holding SA, Philip Morris Products S.A. and Abal Hermanos S.A. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay)

italaw (Professor Andrew Newcombe blog) (ca)
added Jul 9, 2016 16:28
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[Switzerland] International anti tobacco philanthropies hail Uruguay´s legal victory against Philip Morris

More than six years after Philip Morris launched its legal attack, an arbitration tribunal of the World Bank today ruled in Uruguay's favor and strongly rejected Philip Morris' challenge to two laws adopted by Uruguay to reduce the death and disease caus
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:58
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Wins Lawsuit Against Philip Morris Over Anti-Tobacco Regulation

"The Uruguayan government has won. The claims of the tobacco companies have been roundly rejected," President Tabare Vazquez said in a televised address on state media on Friday. "Without violating any treaty, our country has fulfilled its inalienable
RTTNews.com
added Jul 9, 2016 15:52
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