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[Switzerland] UPDATE 1-Ukraine drops WTO action against Australian tobacco-packaging laws

Ukraine asked the panel to suspend the proceedings on May 28 and said it will try to find a mutually agreed solution with Australia..Health campaigners were perplexed by Ukraine's WTO suit because it is also a party to the U.N.'s Framework Convention...B
Reuters
added Jun 3, 2015 20:32
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57
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Experts’ consensus on use of electronic cigarettes: a Delphi survey from Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

There was consensus that e-cigarettes containing nicotine should be made available, but only under specific conditions. Sale should be restricted to adults, using quality standards, a maximum level of nicotine and with an accompanying list of authorised i
BMJ Open (uk)
added May 10, 2015 08:15
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[France, Switzerland] Smoking just a few cigarettes harmful: study

smokers think it's okay to just smoke a few cigarettes a day yet they underestimate their risks, according to researchers in France. "It seems that people are aware about the dangers of tobacco for health, but might consider that the risks are not for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:13
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[Indonesia, Switzerland] Gaius Publius: Tobacco Deaths, TPP and the “Trade” Courts

Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, Americablog, and Naked Capitalism
Naked Capitalism (blog)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:46
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[Australia, Switzerland, UK] Row over Marlboro-funded research that undermined plain cigarette packs

A bitter academic row has triggered calls for a leading university to withdraw two key scientific papers sponsored by “big tobacco” ...a group of academics has written to the university calling for the papers, funded and supervised by (PMI)... to be with
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:21
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[Switzerland] Poorer Rx Response for Smokers With Spine Disease

Patients with axial spondyloarthritis who smoke may be undermining the potential benefit of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor therapy, Swiss researchers reported. Over the course of a median 2 years, significantly smaller reductions in the Bath Ankyl
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:32
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[Switzerland] Gianni Botsford builds translucent concrete smoking pavilion

£65,000 smoking pavilion... "This would be a shelter where it would be possible to sit and relax ... whilst our clients could partake of one of their favourite pastimes without affecting anybody in the house: the old fashioned art of smoking.
Architects Journal (uk)
added Feb 9, 2015 14:10
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[Australia, Europe, Switzerland] Universität Zürich lässt «Review» einer Studie durch Philip Morris zu [University of Zurich can "review" a study by Philip Morris]

Philip Morris is sponsoring a study by the University of Zurich - and this gives the tobacco Multi amazing rights...."University Agrees that, prior to submission to publisher of a manuscript ...University shall forward to PMIM 30 days prior to planned pu
Angeli's Views (thomas angeli blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:57
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