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[Switzerland] Philip Morris ouvrira un e-clope café au Flon [Philip Morris will open an e-cigarette coffee Flon]

wants to open a "Flagship Store" in the Vaud capital. On three levels. The concept: to provide adult smokers an exclusive place where they can have a drink and a bite to eat, but also discover the system "tobacco heated" IQOS US tobacco giant. A cafe or
24 Heures (ch)
added Sep 25, 2016 23:03
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[Switzerland] Cash may convince some smokers to quit

Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation advice on its own, a recent study suggests. To test the power of money to combat addiction, researchers in Swi
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:10
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[Switzerland] People with Epilepsy are more likely to be Smokers, Study Suggests

There is a strong correlation between epilepsy and smoking according to a study of people living in French-speaking Switzerland. Although it has yet to be established whether or not epilepsy actually causes smoking, there appears to be a genetic link bet
Epilepsy Research UK (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:35
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[Switzerland] LETTER: When federal science is muffling harm reduction by vaping

“E-cigarette use in young Swiss men: is vaping an effective way of reducing or quitting smoking?” contains errors and methodological bias. Meaningful data and context are hidden. The conclusion that there is no beneficial effect of vaping for smoking cess
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:04
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[Switzerland] When vaping lobbyists get science wrong – reply to Poirson

We strongly protest against being portrayed by a vaping lobbyist as loyal assistants of official federal science who are ideologically blind toward harm reduction strategies.
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jul 17, 2016 01:58
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[Switzerland] LETTER: When federal science is muffling harm reduction by vaping [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Swiss Medical Weekly paper by Gmel et al. “E-cigarette use in young Swiss men: is vaping an effective way of reducing or quitting smoking?” contains errors and methodological bias. Meaningful data and context are hidden. The conclusion that there is
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jul 17, 2016 01:54
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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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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[Latin America, Switzerland] Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg on Philip Morris International v. Uruguay Decision

Recognizing the need to support countries in future legal challenges, Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the $4 million Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund in 2015, which aims to combat the tobacco industry’s use of i
Mike Bloomberg.com
added Jul 11, 2016 15:59
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Globally significant legal victory for public health: Uruguay wins big against Philip Morris

The Union has worked with Uruguay’s government since 2014, offering technical assistance and building capacity to strengthen policy infrastructure, evaluate policy impacts, and improve enforcement. It is now supporting development of a plain tobacco pack
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:57
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