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[France, Switzerland] Smoking just a few cigarettes harmful: study

smokers think it's okay to just smoke a few cigarettes a day yet they underestimate their risks, according to researchers in France. "It seems that people are aware about the dangers of tobacco for health, but might consider that the risks are not for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:13
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[Indonesia, Switzerland] Gaius Publius: Tobacco Deaths, TPP and the “Trade” Courts

Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, Americablog, and Naked Capitalism
Naked Capitalism (blog)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:46
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[Australia, Switzerland, UK] Row over Marlboro-funded research that undermined plain cigarette packs

A bitter academic row has triggered calls for a leading university to withdraw two key scientific papers sponsored by “big tobacco” ...a group of academics has written to the university calling for the papers, funded and supervised by (PMI)... to be with
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:21
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[Switzerland] Poorer Rx Response for Smokers With Spine Disease

Patients with axial spondyloarthritis who smoke may be undermining the potential benefit of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor therapy, Swiss researchers reported. Over the course of a median 2 years, significantly smaller reductions in the Bath Ankyl
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:32
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[Switzerland] Gianni Botsford builds translucent concrete smoking pavilion

£65,000 smoking pavilion... "This would be a shelter where it would be possible to sit and relax ... whilst our clients could partake of one of their favourite pastimes without affecting anybody in the house: the old fashioned art of smoking.
Architects Journal (uk)
added Feb 9, 2015 14:10
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[Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS V. ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY: WRITTEN SUBMISSION (AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF) BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL SECRETARIAT (PDF)

action taken by Uruguay was taken in light of a substantial body of evidence that large graphic health warnings are an effective means of informing consumers...These bodies of evidence...support the conclusion that the Uruguayan measures in que
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:59
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Smoke-free Air in Switzerland: A campaign case study (PDF)

By implementing change at the local level, these organizations are not only protecting their constituents, but also creating an example for the rest of the country to follow. Local laws in Switzerland have been and will continue to be a catalyst for c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:38
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[Australia, Europe, Switzerland] Universität Zürich lässt «Review» einer Studie durch Philip Morris zu [University of Zurich can "review" a study by Philip Morris]

Philip Morris is sponsoring a study by the University of Zurich - and this gives the tobacco Multi amazing rights...."University Agrees that, prior to submission to publisher of a manuscript ...University shall forward to PMIM 30 days prior to planned pu
Angeli's Views (thomas angeli blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:57
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[Switzerland] Race to Deliver Nicotine’s Punch, With Less Risk

Scientists at Philip Morris International are experimenting with ways to deliver nicotine — Big Tobacco’s addictive lifeblood — that are less hazardous than cigarettes but still pack the drug’s punch and smoking’s other pleasures. The smoking carousels,
New York Times
added Dec 25, 2014 01:29
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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