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[Europe, Switzerland] The Swiss-American love of Cuban cigars

Americans’ insatiable taste for Cuban cigars accounts for at least one of every ten cigars the Cubans export each year, according to reports in the Cigar Aficionado magazine. In top cigar shops in Swiss and other European cities, the percentage appears t
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 27, 2016 00:22

[Mid-east, Switzerland, Uae] How safe are e-cigarettes?

GCC governments need to set clear standards for e-cigarettes and help avoid misleading claims about their reduced risk reduction potentials, experts have said. The call has come from experts from a leading company, Philip Morris International (PMI), whic
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 1, 2016 17:38

[Europe, Switzerland, UK] How Philip Morris International is trying to make smoking less risky for its customers

With a mysterious e-cigarette called iQOS, they’ve potentially taken their biggest step yet... Inkster added: “What we’re seeing from the studies already gives us enormous confidence that we’ve got a product with huge potential to reduce risk for adult s
City A.M. (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 20:43

[Switzerland] GLANTZ: Another big well-done study shows e-cigarette use associated with more progression to smoking and less quitting

Consistent with other studies, smokers who used e-cigs were making more quit attempts. So the marketing claim that e-cigs help people quit is being heard but the effect of using e-cigs is less, not more, quitting.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 17, 2016 15:10

[Switzerland] E-cigarette use in young Swiss men: is vaping an effective way of reducing or quitting smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: We found no beneficial effects of vaping at follow-up for either smoking cessation or smoking reduction....The finding of the present study that vapers have more smoking quit attempts than nonvapers supported the finding of other studies tha
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jan 17, 2016 15:13

[Switzerland] Cigar czar fights for the right to light up

Heinrich Villiger, owner of Villiger Söhne cigar company....The brother of a former president of Switzerland, he is grabbing headlines in the country for opposing plans to tighten restrictions on the tobacco industry. A bigger target is the World Health O
Business Day (za)
added Jan 7, 2016 04:49

[Europe, Switzerland] Defiance of a cigar veteran

is not ready to end his fight against Swiss moves to tighten tobacco laws... Emblematic of Swiss cigar culture is Heinrich Villiger, 85-year-old owner of the Villiger Söhne cigar company, and an importer of Cuban cigars into Germany, Poland and Austria as
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 20:17

[Switzerland] Government pushes for 'balanced' smoking law

The sale of e-cigarettes with nicotine in Switzerland could be authorized under a new government-backed bill which would tighten smoking laws in the country, including bringing in a national age minimum for the very first time.
The Local (ch)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:16

[Switzerland] Cabinet moots disputed anti-smoking policy

The government wants to introduce a nationwide ban on tobacco sales to consumers younger than 18 in Switzerland and restrict advertising in a bid to step up prevention efforts. Interior minister Alain Berset, whose portfolio includes health matters, says
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:23

[Switzerland, UK] GORMAL: Public Health England’s troubled trail

its controversial report on e-cigarettes adds to questions about the credibility of the organisation’s advice...PHE did “absolutely not” accept that the credibility of the Nutt paper, and hence the PHE’s conclusion, was undermined either by its funding so
British Medical Journal
added Nov 4, 2015 15:17
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