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[Switzerland] Cabinet moots disputed anti-smoking policy

The government wants to introduce a nationwide ban on tobacco sales to consumers younger than 18 in Switzerland and restrict advertising in a bid to step up prevention efforts. Interior minister Alain Berset, whose portfolio includes health matters, says
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:23

[Switzerland, UK] GORMAL: Public Health England’s troubled trail

its controversial report on e-cigarettes adds to questions about the credibility of the organisation’s advice...PHE did “absolutely not” accept that the credibility of the Nutt paper, and hence the PHE’s conclusion, was undermined either by its funding so
British Medical Journal
added Nov 4, 2015 15:17

[Switzerland] More women dying from smoking-related illnesses

Switzerland saw a stark increase in the number of tobacco-related deaths in women between 1995 and 2012, according to the latest figures from the Swiss health ministry. In 2012, 9,500 people died of illnesses connected to tobacco, such as lung cancer or h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:04

New mobile app to help people quit smoking in Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) on Monday launched a personalised mobile phone app which aims to help smokers quit by enabling them to interact with somebody who will support them in doing so.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2015 16:32

[Switzerland] Smoking is 'clearly linked' to prostate cancer: Even men who quit still have twice the risk of disease recurring after surgery

an international study published in the journal European Urology, claims to have provided evidence of a clear link....It found that of cancer patients who had their prostate removed, smokers and ex-smokers had a much higher risk (specifically twice the ri
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:33

[Switzerland] GLANTZ: Evidence that smokefree laws have immediate health benefits keeps piling up, this time for COPD

Frank Dusemund and colleagues just published a paper in Tobacco Control reporting a 22.4% drop in hospitalizations for acute exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Graubünden, Switzerland after it passed a strong comprehensive smokef
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:26

[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09

Smoke-free Air in Switzerland: A campaign case study (PDF)

By implementing change at the local level, these organizations are not only protecting their constituents, but also creating an example for the rest of the country to follow. Local laws in Switzerland have been and will continue to be a catalyst for c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:38

[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] 50% of Americans Lack Secondhand Smoke Protection, Says ASH / (ASH) Releases Lessons Learned in Fight for Smoke-free Air

ASH's case studies are meant to help illustrate how these countries addressed the problem of secondhand smoke and to help provide guidance to countries that are still working toward complete protection for their citizens.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2015 11:33

[Switzerland] Australia stands up for plain packaging cigarettes

A trade panel in Geneva will today hear the final arguments over the legality of Australia’s world-leading plain packaging laws... The panel has heard arguments all week, including those of the Australian government, which is running a defence so sensiti
The Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2015 12:51
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