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[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”
Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
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[Switzerland] CHAPMAN: Unbelievable that UN offices in Geneva still allow this...

Twitter
added Feb 11, 2017 16:19
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[Switzerland] Swiss parliament rejects tobacco advertising ban

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
Le News (ch)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:36
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[Switzerland] Human rights experts hear from the Head of the Convention Secretariat

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
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13
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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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