Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European average

Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European average

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
We’re paying at least a billion francs a year too much in health insurance premiums – and that’s du...
More illegal medicines being stopped at border

More illegal medicines being stopped at border

May 3, 2019, 5:57 a.m.
Customs officers are seizing more and more illegal pharmaceutical drugs – leading to concerns of safety.
New numbers find 4 tonnes of medication wasted daily

New numbers find 4 tonnes of medication wasted daily

Nov. 21, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
We waste about a billion francs worth of pharmaceuticals every year – and are not disposing of the drugs properly.
Swiss companies spend millions lobbying US government

Swiss companies spend millions lobbying US government

March 13, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Swiss pharmaceutical companies have spent millions of dollars in the United States to fight the Affordable Care ...
Officers seize drugs in combined operation

Officers seize drugs in combined operation

Jan. 17, 2018, 5:43 a.m.
Italian border guards have seized drugs worth more than a million francs on the Swiss border.
Campaign to legalize cannabis moves ahead

Campaign to legalize cannabis moves ahead

Jan. 5, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
The campaign to legalize cannabis in Switzerland has taken a step forward. The group ‘Legalize it!’ has r...
Warnings over illegal pharmaceuticals on sale

Warnings over illegal pharmaceuticals on sale

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Swiss authorities are warning about illegal pharmaceuticals could be on sale in the country after a seizure at the bo...
Switzerland files the most patents in the world

Switzerland files the most patents in the world

May 25, 2017, 5:26 a.m.
Switzerland files the most patents in the world – when compared on a per capita basis.
Novartis cut Swiss jobs

Novartis cut Swiss jobs

Oct. 6, 2016, 10 a.m.
The Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has announced it's to cut 73 posts at the ESBATech research centre near Zur...
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