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Parliament rejects blanket ban on tobacco ads

The Swiss parliament has agreed new advertising and sponsorship regulations for tobacco products. However, the supporters of a total ban on tobacco advertising are unimpressed. The long-running debate was heated until the end, with the political left trying in vain to push through a more restrictive approach to tobacco products. Poster advertising of tobacco products and...

Europe: Parliament draft report pushes for tax hike on all tobacco products

A draft of a new report from the European Parliament’s Beating Cancer Committee does not distinguish between cigarettes and novel tobacco products on key points, signalling a tighter position on tobacco control, with some lawmakers already mobilising to challenge this. Once passed, the report by the BECA committee will serve as the institution’s position on...