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[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

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.
added Aug 31, 2013 12:19

[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 (
added Aug 29, 2013 15:52

[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.
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
Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42

[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
added Jul 14, 2013 10:17
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