On the way to a tobacco and nicotine-free Switzerland

The Swiss Tobacco Prevention Association is the competence center for tobacco prevention in Switzerland. As an umbrella organization for the promotion of non-smoking, it currently has over 50 collective members. AT Switzerland offers its members a broad network of experts and provides specialist knowledge on tobacco control and prevention.

It is committed to a sustainably healthy and smoke-free Switzerland with evidence-based services and the networking of key players, while at the same time offering the population a helping hand in quitting smoking and nicotine withdrawal.

News and blog posts

23.02.2024 News

World Health Organization Issues Urgent Call to Regulate E-Cigarettes Amid Rising Youth Addiction

In a decisive move, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an urgent call to action, urging governments worldwide to implement stringent measures to regulate e-cigarettes and curb their growing appeal among young people.

09.02.2024 News

AT Research - Benzopyrene, smoke and money. The perfect Philip Morris recipe for toxic scientific research

In 2023, a concerning case reminiscent of classic tactics employed by the tobacco industry has come to light, exposing Philip Morris International's (PMI) continued influence on scientific research.

30.01.2024 News

Switzerland's Youth in the Crosshairs of Big Tobacco's Social Media Onslaught

An innovative report by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has highlighted aggressive social media marketing tactics employed by tobacco giants like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, also significantly impacting Swiss youth.

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and tobacco