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[Switzerland, UK] Uruguay’s smoking laws draw tobacco fire ($$)

Uruguay’s reputation as one of the best places to invest in the region is also at stake, with Philip Morris presenting its arguments at the ICSID in March that the nation has violated terms of a bilateral investment treaty with the real Switzerland, where
Financial Times (uk)
added May 9, 2014 11:42

Switzerland apartment bans perfume, cell phones and smoking

The $6.9 million building in Zurich, Switzerland, houses 15-units and is for people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. It gives them an isolated environment where they can live in peace without headache-inducing smells
New York Daily News
added Apr 7, 2014 16:20

[Switzerland] No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phones: Swiss apartment building provides refuge for the hypersensitive

A newly-opened apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich has stringent rules banned smoking, perfume and mobile phones in a bid to provide a haven for those hypersensitive to everyday chemicals. The structure has been purpose built for people who say
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2014 21:58

[Switzerland] Gates and Summers Push Global Health Drive as Moral Imperative

“Global Health 2035,” that aims to reduce deaths and improve health for low- and lower-middle-income countries … to curb deaths and significant illnesses from noncommunicable diseases, particularly smoking. Mr. Summers identified tobacco-related sickness
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2014 15:15

[Europe, Switzerland] OncoBlog: On a Smoke Break With Lung Cancer Docs

The last time I attended the European Lung Cancer Congress, I witnessed what I considered an odd ritual. ... People who routinely witness the biological, clinical, and pathological ravages of smoking … ventured out into weather ... to take a smoke break.
MedPage Today
added Jan 7, 2014 21:48

[Switzerland] Chocolate Prices Soar as Appetites Get Bigger

There is even a cigar-flavored praline he creates by chopping fine Havanas into pieces, infusing them with crème fraiche, and afterward extracting the essential oils. The cigar-flavored treat is “a chocolate that should be eaten in its context,” he said.
New York Times
added Dec 30, 2013 03:51

Switzerland bans e-cigarettes in public transport

From December 15 the use of the battery-powered devices that simulate smoking by heating and vaporising a liquid solution containing nicotine will incur a 25 Swiss franc (20 euro, $27) fine, a spokesman for Public Transportation Union told the Swiss news
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 13, 2013 15:49

[Switzerland] More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco

Electronic cigarette users followed over a year reduced or quit using tobacco cigarettes in large numbers and were less prone to resume smoking, at least in the short term. Experts continue to debate whether or not "e-cigs" are smoking-cessation tools or
added Nov 7, 2013 21:42

[Switzerland] Marlboro Man Dons Lab Coat to Find Next Big Tobacco Hit

still looking for their holy grail -- a product that will hook nicotine-craving smokers like conventional cigarettes, without the health downfalls. Such an item could reignite stocks in the $760 billion industry, which have stagnated over the past 12 mont
Bloomberg News
added Oct 11, 2013 11:46

STEMI incidence falls in Southern Switzerland after smoking ban implemented

She concluded: “Introduction of the smoking ban in public places induced a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI among the overall population of Canton Ticino in Switzerland. The greatest impact was seen in women ≥65 years old.
European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:21
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