Headlines Tagged with Switzerland — 549 headlines found
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.
Aug 31, 2013 EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2013 12:19
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.
Aug 29, 2013 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:52
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.
Aug 21, 2013 Tax-News.com
added Aug 21, 2013 09:56
[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
Jul 11, 2013 Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42
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
Jul 10, 2013 Reuters
added Jul 14, 2013 10:17
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.
Jul 3, 2013 worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:50
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.
Jun 14, 2013 The Local (ch)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:32
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
May 13, 2013 worldradio.ch 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added May 13, 2013 14:19
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
Feb 25, 2013 swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:31
[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
Feb 25, 2013 GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47