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[Switzerland] PAHO/WHO congratulates Uruguay for successfully defending tobacco control policies, “a model for the region”

“This decision serves not only as recognition of Uruguay's continuing efforts to protect its population against tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand smoke but also as a precedent and a call to all countries in the Americas and indeed worldwide
added Jul 9, 2016 15:42

[Latin America, Switzerland] Foley Hoag Helps Uruguay Secure Landmark Victory Over Philip Morris

An international arbitral tribunal today rejected a challenge by Philip Morris International, Inc. (“PMI”) to Uruguay’s strict tobacco-control measures, aimed at reducing cigarette consumption and its devastating impact on public health. “This precedent-
Business Wire
added Jul 8, 2016 21:19

[Switzerland] Philip Morris International Comments on Tribunal’s Decision in Arbitration Between PMI and Uruguay

“For the last seven years, we have already been complying with the regulations at issue in the case, so today’s outcome doesn’t change the status quo. We’ve never questioned Uruguay’s authority to protect public health, and this case wasn’t about broad i
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 8, 2016 21:17

[Asia, India, Switzerland] How the Swiss 'laughed' at smoking disclaimer in Miruthan

Tamil zombie thriller film Miruthan was recently screened at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland. According to director Anurag Kashyap who was present at the screening, the audience laughed and “hooted the loudest” when the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:41

[Switzerland] No general ban on tobacco advertising

voted on Wednesday to protect a free market economy, rather than support health concerns. The ban had been called for by the Swiss Health Minister Alain Berset, who said in Parliament that smoking was damaging not only from a health perspective, but also
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:30

[Asia, Switzerland] VIDEO: Cuban cigar co., Swiss watchmakers team up to promote brands

in a bid to raise its profile at the top end of the luxury bands market, the Habanos Cigar Company has launched a co-branding promotion with one of the world’s most exclusive and expensive Swiss watchmakers, Zenith.
CCTV America
added May 29, 2016 14:55

[Switzerland] Swiss boffins create cannabis e-cigarette

Swiss scientists have created a cannabis e-cigarette, intended for medical use, that is safer than a joint and better than a pill, they said on Thursday. "Therapeutic cannavaping", they argued, should be examined as an alternative to existing medical tr
The Local (ch)
added May 27, 2016 22:01

[Switzerland, UK] 'Cannavaping' could see e-cigarettes used to deliver medicinal cannabis

Electronic cigarettes can be a safe and effective way to deliver cannabis for medicinal purposes, according to researchers in Switzerland. Scientists at the University of Lausanne created cannabis-laden oils for e-cigarettes and found that vaping the in
The Guardian (uk)
added May 27, 2016 19:25

[Switzerland] Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm births

Regional smoking bans might help make premature births less likely, but these policies on their own aren't the only factors that influence the odds of early arrivals, a Swiss study suggests...Researchers analyzed data for almost 450,000 babies born in Swi
added May 12, 2016 18:17

[Switzerland] Swiss school offers staff who don't smoke extra holiday for being good role models

A Swiss school has announced plans to reward its non-smoking staff members with an extra week’s holiday for setting a good example to students. Staff at the Schillingsrain Schulheim institute near Basel, Switzerland, will receive five more days of annua
The Independent (uk)
added May 5, 2016 11:47
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