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STEMI incidence falls in southern Switzerland after smoking ban implemented

The study found a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI hospitalisations in the overall population of Canton Ticino after the smoking ban was implemented.
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2013 12:19
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[Switzerland] Why smokers gain weight when they quit smoking

This is not due to an increased calorie intake, but to a change in the composition of the intestinal flora after quitting smoking, as a study supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) suggests.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:52
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[Europe, Switzerland] Swiss Federal Council Opens Tobacco Tax Consultation

The proposed revision does not involve an immediate tax increase, but would grant the Federal Government the power to increase the tax burden on cigarettes and fine-cut tobacco, thereby giving it room for maneuver in policy, if so desired.
Tax-News.com
added Aug 21, 2013 09:56
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[Australia and Oceania, Switzerland] Australiaâ's Anti-Smoking Campaign Threatens Global Success Of Tobacco Industry: WTO Legal Battle Continues

Australia's tobacco policy fight is one of the biggest legal battles in public health, recently gaining new opposition from two top academic lawyers. The legal experts presented their arguments at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, in an effort to overtur
Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42
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[Switzerland] Anti-smoking Australia prevails in dry run of WTO dispute

an advocate for Australia's tobacco policies has delivered seemingly strong rebuttals of objections likely to be mounted in a landmark case at the World Trade Organization. Two top academic lawyers presented the arguments at the Graduate Institute in Gen
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2013 10:17
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[Europe, Switzerland] Swiss lag in anti-smoking efforts

Switzerland is behind the rest of Europe in the fight to crack down on smoking. That’s according to the latest World Health Organisation report analyzing the success of the MPOWER initiative.
worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:50
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[Switzerland] Geneva gets tough with smoking ban scofflaws

The canton of Geneva is cracking down on nightclubs and restaurants flouting a ban on smoking by increasing fines 60-fold and threatening to shut down uncooperative establishments.
The Local (ch)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:32
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[Switzerland] Students kick smoking habit

A nationwide competition in Swiss schools to encourage students to kick their nicotine habit has delivered encouraging results. Experiment Nonsmoking took place in 2,700 classrooms across Switzerland which saw smokers give up all tobacco products for si
worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added May 13, 2013 14:19
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[Switzerland] Red Cross museum tries to return tobacco money

Admitting “a lack of vigilance,” the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has refused a controversial donation offered to it by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). However, JTI says it won’t take the money back. Last November, a h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:31
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[Switzerland] In Swiss media today: Red Cross museum's tobacco dilemma, ski lift safety: Japan Tobacco doesn’t want its Red Cross money back

money donated to the revamped Red Cross Museum. Once the museum realized it had not been “vigilant” enough in its fundraising efforts, according to its director, Roger Mayou who says a donation from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) was not in step with i
GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47
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