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[Switzerland] Smoking is 'clearly linked' to prostate cancer: Even men who quit still have twice the risk of disease recurring after surgery

an international study published in the journal European Urology, claims to have provided evidence of a clear link....It found that of cancer patients who had their prostate removed, smokers and ex-smokers had a much higher risk (specifically twice the ri
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:33
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[Switzerland] GLANTZ: Evidence that smokefree laws have immediate health benefits keeps piling up, this time for COPD

Frank Dusemund and colleagues just published a paper in Tobacco Control reporting a 22.4% drop in hospitalizations for acute exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Graubünden, Switzerland after it passed a strong comprehensive smokef
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:26
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[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09
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[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] 50% of Americans Lack Secondhand Smoke Protection, Says ASH / (ASH) Releases Lessons Learned in Fight for Smoke-free Air

ASH's case studies are meant to help illustrate how these countries addressed the problem of secondhand smoke and to help provide guidance to countries that are still working toward complete protection for their citizens.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2015 11:33
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[Switzerland] Australia stands up for plain packaging cigarettes

A trade panel in Geneva will today hear the final arguments over the legality of Australia’s world-leading plain packaging laws... The panel has heard arguments all week, including those of the Australian government, which is running a defence so sensiti
The Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2015 12:51
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[Australia, Switzerland, Ukraine] SUSPENSION OF LAWSUIT AGAINST PLAIN PACKAGING IS A HUGE WIN FOR TOBACCO CONTROL

“This is very, very good news,” said José Luis Castro, Executive Director of The Union, who joined four other international health organisations in writing a letter to Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, asking that they suspend the suit. “The t
News Hour (bd)
added Jun 4, 2015 11:24
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[Switzerland] UPDATE 1-Ukraine drops WTO action against Australian tobacco-packaging laws

Ukraine asked the panel to suspend the proceedings on May 28 and said it will try to find a mutually agreed solution with Australia..Health campaigners were perplexed by Ukraine's WTO suit because it is also a party to the U.N.'s Framework Convention...B
Reuters
added Jun 3, 2015 20:32
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07
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Experts’ consensus on use of electronic cigarettes: a Delphi survey from Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

There was consensus that e-cigarettes containing nicotine should be made available, but only under specific conditions. Sale should be restricted to adults, using quality standards, a maximum level of nicotine and with an accompanying list of authorised i
BMJ Open (uk)
added May 10, 2015 08:15
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