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[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
Reuters
added May 12, 2016 18:17
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[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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Benefits of smoking bans on preterm and early-term births: a natural experimental design in Switzerland

Smoking bans resulted in improved birth outcomes in Switzerland with cantons that adopted more comprehensive smoking bans achieving greater benefits. Early-term births constitute a previously ignored though important group.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 27, 2016 15:48
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[Switzerland] Last Swiss tobacco factory facing closure

Since it was opened in 1938, Fermenta in Payerne, canton Vaud, has been preparing tobacco for international cigarette producers. But a number of factors have led to its decline: fewer people smoke, fewer farmers are growing tobacco, and the strong franc
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:12
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Tobacco From Switzerland Is Nearly as Popular as Cheese: Chart

Swiss exports of cigarettes and other smokes even surpassed the more famous delicacy from 2007 to 2012. British American Tobacco Plc, Japan Tobacco Inc. and Philip Morris International Inc. all process tobacco in the country and the industry employs some
Bloomberg News
added Apr 12, 2016 23:53
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[Switzerland] Three Days at Baselworld, the World’s Biggest Watch Fair

In one corner of the smoking tent outside the bar, Jacob Arabo (you know him as “Jacob the Jeweler” from songs by Kanye and Jay Z) huddles with a Jacob & Company colleague playing backgammon, clutching a fat cigar and flashing his Astronomia Tourbillon B
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2016 14:26
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[Europe, Switzerland] The Swiss-American love of Cuban cigars

Americans’ insatiable taste for Cuban cigars accounts for at least one of every ten cigars the Cubans export each year, according to reports in the Cigar Aficionado magazine. In top cigar shops in Swiss and other European cities, the percentage appears t
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 27, 2016 00:22
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[Mid-east, Switzerland, Uae] How safe are e-cigarettes?

GCC governments need to set clear standards for e-cigarettes and help avoid misleading claims about their reduced risk reduction potentials, experts have said. The call has come from experts from a leading company, Philip Morris International (PMI), whic
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 1, 2016 17:38
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] How Philip Morris International is trying to make smoking less risky for its customers

With a mysterious e-cigarette called iQOS, they’ve potentially taken their biggest step yet... Inkster added: “What we’re seeing from the studies already gives us enormous confidence that we’ve got a product with huge potential to reduce risk for adult s
City A.M. (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 20:43
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[Switzerland] E-cigarette use in young Swiss men: is vaping an effective way of reducing or quitting smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: We found no beneficial effects of vaping at follow-up for either smoking cessation or smoking reduction....The finding of the present study that vapers have more smoking quit attempts than nonvapers supported the finding of other studies tha
Swiss Medical Weekly (ch)
added Jan 17, 2016 15:13
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