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  • 05.06.2024
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New Brief Highlights Environmental Devastation Caused by Tobacco Industry

Today, in conjunction with World Environment Day, we are proud to publish our latest brief, "Tobacco and the Environment". It sheds light on the often-overlooked environmental consequences of the tobacco industry.

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  • 14.05.2024
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AT Blog - Nepal's Struggle Against Tobacco's Stranglehold on Health and Economy

The escalating impact of tobacco on the lives and health of the Nepalese is alarming.

from Anjana Lamichhane

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  • 15.03.2024
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The authorities' inexplicable and culpable negligence regarding the millions of illegal disposable electronic cigarettes now on the Swiss market

The Confederation is not enforcing the law.

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  • 06.03.2024
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Women and smoking: the cursed alliance

While the number of male smokers is falling, the number of female smokers continues to rise. However, their health is more severely affected and they find it more difficult to give up cigarettes than their male peers.

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  • 23.02.2024
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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.

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  • 09.02.2024
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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.

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  • 30.01.2024
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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.

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  • 18.12.2023
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AT Blog - EHL is committed to smoke-free spaces

EHL Hospitality Business School, founded in 1893, has set itself the goal of transforming its campus into a smoke-free zone.

from Mélanie Chibani

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  • 13.12.2023
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How the tobacco industry exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to increase its profits

New report exposes how the tobacco industry exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to increase its profits at the detriment of public health.

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  • 12.12.2023
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ELFBAR: hypocrisy and double standards in vaping flavours

Following criticism of its flavours that appeal especially to children, ELFBAR, a popular brand of disposable e-cigarettes, intends to abandon sweet flavours in the UK in the future. In Switzerland, however, the sale of such products continues briskly, which clearly shows the industry’s shameless double standards.

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  • 08.12.2023
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SDG 14 - Preserving aquatic life

Smoking has a direct impact on the health of waterways and seas, as well as that of aquatic life. Find out more in our latest article.

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  • 07.12.2023
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AT Blog - Belgium is adopting 10 bold tobacco control measures

Presented by the Belgian Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health in October 2023, after having been approved by the Council of Ministers, this set of new regulations marks an important step in putting an end to tobacco.

from Pierre Bizel & Danielle van Kalmthout

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