Philip Morris to cut jobs in Neuchâtel and Lausanne

Philip Morris to cut jobs in Neuchâtel and Lausanne

Jan. 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 ban

Voters urged to reject tobacco advertising ban

Dec. 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 technology

JTI cuts Geneva jobs due to new smoking technology

Sept. 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 hike

Tobacco smuggling rises over tax hike

April 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 toxins

E-cigarette could release toxins

April 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 neighbors

We're annoyed by our neighbors

Jan. 10, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
Half of us are annoyed by our neighbors.
We're eating less meat, but still smoking.

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 Switzerland

Major tobacco conference in Geneva - but not with Switzerland

Oct. 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 sales

Minimum age limit set for e-cigarette sales

Sept. 20, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
E-cigarette sellers have agreed they won’t sell their products to children.
Health campaigners to fight tobacco advertising

Health campaigners to fight tobacco advertising

March 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 ban

Train station cafés in Basel worry about smoking ban

March 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 stations

Test smoking restrictions at six train stations

Feb. 2, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Smoking restrictions are now in place at six Swiss train stations.
Switzerland losing battle to stub out smoking

Switzerland losing battle to stub out smoking

July 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 supermarkets

Police seize cannabis cigarettes from Ticino supermarkets

July 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 supermarkets

Cannabis cigarettes soon to be on sale in Coop supermarkets

July 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 Zurich

Smoke free apartment buildings open in Zurich

May 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 control

Swiss parliament rejects stricter tobacco control

Dec. 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 rewards

Smokers could kick the habit if they're offered financial rewards

Aug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Smokers in Switzerland could kick the habit if they are offered financial rewards. Researchers at the University of ...
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