Philip Morris to cut jobs in Neuchâtel and LausanneJan. 28, 2020, 9:29 a.m.
The international tobacco company, Philip Morris, is to cut around 260 jobs at its bases in Neuchâtel and Lausa...
Voters urged to reject tobacco advertising banDec. 9, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
The government is urging voters to reject an initiative which is calling for a total ban on tobacco advertising.
JTI cuts Geneva jobs due to new smoking technologySept. 4, 2019, 6:44 a.m.
Japan Tobacco International says it will be cutting about 25% of its staff at its Geneva HQ over the next three years.
Tobacco smuggling rises over tax hikeApril 29, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Smuggling hookah tobacco is booming in Switzerland – and the blame is being placed on the federal government.
E-cigarette could release toxinsApril 8, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
Swiss laboratories say they’ve discovered highly toxic compounds could be released while using the heat-not bur...
We're annoyed by our neighborsJan. 10, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
Half of us are annoyed by our neighbors.
We're eating less meat, but still smoking.Oct. 31, 2018, 6:18 a.m.
Over the past few years we are eating less meat and taking more exercise, but we are just as overweight and smoking t...
Major tobacco conference in Geneva - but not with SwitzerlandOct. 1, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
The World Health Organization is hosting a major tobacco conference this week in Geneva – and the host country,...
Minimum age limit set for e-cigarette salesSept. 20, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
E-cigarette sellers have agreed they won’t sell their products to children.
Health campaigners to fight tobacco advertisingMarch 19, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Health campaigners are launching an initiative to ban all tobacco related advertising, despite the debate already bei...
Train station cafés in Basel worry about smoking banMarch 6, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
It’s been a month since Swiss Federal Railways has brought in a smoking ban on some stations in the country.
Test smoking restrictions at six train stationsFeb. 2, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Smoking restrictions are now in place at six Swiss train stations.
Switzerland losing battle to stub out smokingJuly 21, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
Switzerland isn’t doing enough to discourage people from smoking, according to the latest report from the World...
Police seize cannabis cigarettes from Ticino supermarketsJuly 14, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
Cigarettes containing cannabis products have been seized from the shelves of three Coop supermarkets in the canton of...
Cannabis cigarettes soon to be on sale in Coop supermarketsJuly 13, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
The supermarket giant Coop is expected to start stocking cannabis cigarettes any day now.
Smoke free apartment buildings open in ZurichMay 1, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
The Zurich tenants association is warning if smoke free apartment buildings spread – then many people may ...
Swiss parliament rejects stricter tobacco controlDec. 9, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has roundly rejected new laws to limit advertising of cigarettes and include electronic cigarett...
Smokers could kick the habit if they're offered financial rewardsAug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Smokers in Switzerland could kick the habit if they are offered financial rewards. Researchers at the University of ...