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All Posts Tagged With: "Switzerland"

Swiss government providing free heroin for drug addicts

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Swiss government providing free heroin for drug addicts

A year ago, Swiss voters approved a referendum to give hardcore heroin addicts free supplies of the drug. The conservative country seems to be embracing a very controversial idea, but many critics think alternative therapies such as abstinence should be tried instead. Rather than prison time, should governments provide free drugs in treatment programs?

Posted: December 29, 2009 13:43   Comments: 96
How you see it: Should Roman Polanski be extradited?

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How you see it: Should Roman Polanski be extradited?

Film director Roman Polanski was arrested by Swiss authorities over the weekend on charges of fleeing sentencing for unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. Should Roman Polanski be extradited to the U.S. to face sentencing in a case that is now more than three decades old? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 28, 2009 11:11   Comments: 81
Competing global forums tackle the economy

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Competing global forums tackle the economy

As several nations gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the 2009 World Economic Forum, others are meeting in Brazil for the World Social Forum. Both forums will focus on the global economy, though the Davos conference centers around policy and the Brazil meeting looks at social need.

Posted: January 30, 2009 11:23   Comments: 2
India bans smoking in public places

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India bans smoking in public places

India plans to celebrate Ghandi's birthday tomorrow by implementing the world's largest smoking ban.

Posted: October 1, 2008 15:47   Comments: 4
Worry over Swiss nuclear test unfounded

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Worry over Swiss nuclear test unfounded

A Worldfocus contributing blogger explains why there's no reason to worry about revolutionary nuclear tests.

Posted: September 10, 2008 12:53   Comments: 1

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