EXPLAINED: What is Switzerland’s heroin distribution programme?
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EXPLAINED: What is Switzerland’s heroin distribution programme?

For the past 27 years, Switzerland has been dispensing heroin to addicts. How does this innovative project work?

Swiss giant Novartis halts COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine study

Swiss giant Novartis halts COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine study

Switzerland: 140 kilograms of cocaine found in Coop banana boxes

Switzerland: 140 kilograms of cocaine found in Coop banana boxes

Switzerland green lights recreational marijuana trial

Switzerland green lights recreational marijuana trial

Drugs and alcohol: Just how much do the Swiss consume?
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Drugs and alcohol: Just how much do the Swiss consume?

Why one in five Swiss residents now take psychiatric drugs

Why one in five Swiss residents now take psychiatric drugs

Explained: Why Swiss drug addicts may now be able to claim disability insurance

Explained: Why Swiss drug addicts may now be able to claim disability insurance

Novartis now has the most expensive drug ever after getting US approval

Novartis now has the most expensive drug ever after getting US approval

Five Swiss cities among top ten in Europe for cocaine use

Five Swiss cities among top ten in Europe for cocaine use

Man arrested at Zurich Airport with two suitcases of East African drug

Man arrested at Zurich Airport with two suitcases of East African drug

Italian mafia drug lord arrested in Geneva pizza restaurant

Italian mafia drug lord arrested in Geneva pizza restaurant

Lausanne plans to open official drug consumption room

Lausanne plans to open official drug consumption room

IOC hires Russian doping whistleblower as consultant

IOC hires Russian doping whistleblower as consultant

Neuchâtel dubbed Swiss ‘crystal meth capital’

Neuchâtel dubbed Swiss ‘crystal meth capital’

Swiss sports court upholds Russia ban from Paralympics

Swiss sports court upholds Russia ban from Paralympics

Swiss sports court heads to Rio Olympics

Swiss sports court heads to Rio Olympics

IOC reports more doping failures pre-Rio

IOC reports more doping failures pre-Rio

Swiss sports court upholds ban on Russian athletes

Swiss sports court upholds ban on Russian athletes

IOC bans Putin ally from Rio Olympics

IOC bans Putin ally from Rio Olympics

Swiss sports court puts Sharapova out of Rio

Swiss sports court puts Sharapova out of Rio

CAS to rule on Rio hopes of Russian athletes

CAS to rule on Rio hopes of Russian athletes

IOC looks to ban 31 drug cheats from Rio games

IOC looks to ban 31 drug cheats from Rio games

Dozens of Swiss farmers eager to grow cannabis

Dozens of Swiss farmers eager to grow cannabis

Court sides with convict over poor prison conditions

Court sides with convict over poor prison conditions

Arrests made over latest Swiss cocaine seizure

Arrests made over latest Swiss cocaine seizure

Bern pharmacies gear up for pot pilot project

Bern pharmacies gear up for pot pilot project

Swiss watch brand drops tennis ace Sharapova

Swiss watch brand drops tennis ace Sharapova

Swiss applaud Davos troops show — despite drug use

Swiss applaud Davos troops show — despite drug use

Seven years for prolific Zurich drug dealer

Seven years for prolific Zurich drug dealer

Swiss equestrians ride again after drugs appeal

Swiss equestrians ride again after drugs appeal

Teen falls ill after eating drug-laced meal in Zurich

Teen falls ill after eating drug-laced meal in Zurich

US seeks $3.3 billion for Novartis ‘kickbacks’

US seeks $3.3 billion for Novartis ‘kickbacks’

Biogen announces billion-franc drugs plant

Biogen announces billion-franc drugs plant

Drug trafficker jailed for peddling 100,000 pills

Drug trafficker jailed for peddling 100,000 pills

Japan orders Novartis unit to suspend activities

Japan orders Novartis unit to suspend activities

Novartis faces Japan penalty over drug effects

Novartis faces Japan penalty over drug effects

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Novartis notches higher profit on strong sales

Watchdog clears Novartis in flu jab scare

Watchdog clears Novartis in flu jab scare

Italy examines 13 deaths in Novartis flu jab probe

Italy examines 13 deaths in Novartis flu jab probe

Italy suspends Novartis vaccine after three die

Italy suspends Novartis vaccine after three die

Zug police arrest 15 in ‘biggest’ drug bust

Zug police arrest 15 in ‘biggest’ drug bust

New products push up Novartis Q3 earnings

New products push up Novartis Q3 earnings

Japan Novartis unit failed to report ‘drug deaths’

Japan Novartis unit failed to report ‘drug deaths’

Novartis heart drug billed ‘blockbuster’ after tests

Novartis heart drug billed ‘blockbuster’ after tests

Novartis reports sharply higher half-year profits

Novartis reports sharply higher half-year profits

Prisoner accused of coke trafficking from cell

Prisoner accused of coke trafficking from cell

Passenger demands return of hash stash

Passenger demands return of hash stash

Gatlin and James triumph in Lausanne

Gatlin and James triumph in Lausanne

Japan charges Novartis unit over falsified data

Japan charges Novartis unit over falsified data

Geneva men arrested after drugs blunder

Geneva men arrested after drugs blunder

Japan nabs ex-Novartis worker for ‘false data’

Japan nabs ex-Novartis worker for ‘false data’

Insurer backs woman disabled from pill use

Insurer backs woman disabled from pill use

Unit sale drives rise in Novartis Q1 net profits

Unit sale drives rise in Novartis Q1 net profits

Crime proves a cash cow for Swiss authorities

Crime proves a cash cow for Swiss authorities

Italy slaps Swiss pharma giants with huge fines

Italy slaps Swiss pharma giants with huge fines

Japanese raid Novartis offices in criminal probe

Japanese raid Novartis offices in criminal probe

Novartis plans to trim executive pay: report

Novartis plans to trim executive pay: report

Exchange rates cut Novartis profits for 2013

Exchange rates cut Novartis profits for 2013

Novartis lops 500 jobs in Basel restructuring

Novartis lops 500 jobs in Basel restructuring

Novartis ads in Japan draw criminal complaint

Novartis ads in Japan draw criminal complaint

Japan to file criminal action against Novartis

Japan to file criminal action against Novartis

Japan pursues Novartis unit over ‘fake’ drug data

Japan pursues Novartis unit over ‘fake’ drug data

Pharma firm Shire confirms move to Zug

Pharma firm Shire confirms move to Zug

One in seven students use ‘smart’ drugs: study

One in seven students use ‘smart’ drugs: study

Novartis sells blood unit to Spanish firm Grifols

Novartis sells blood unit to Spanish firm Grifols

‘Challenged’ Novartis looks to cut 440 UK jobs

‘Challenged’ Novartis looks to cut 440 UK jobs

Novartis shares jump on improved outlook

Novartis shares jump on improved outlook

Roche head talks up Novartis ‘relationship’

Roche head talks up Novartis ‘relationship’

Japan to raid Novartis over ‘fake data’: reports

Japan to raid Novartis over ‘fake data’: reports

Ex-Novartis chief defends planned payout

Ex-Novartis chief defends planned payout

Former Novartis chief stays on company payroll

Former Novartis chief stays on company payroll

Novartis under fire over false Japanese drug data

Novartis under fire over false Japanese drug data

Novartis expands Swiss plant eyed for closure

Novartis expands Swiss plant eyed for closure

Novartis ‘ready for new bird flu vaccine’

Novartis ‘ready for new bird flu vaccine’

Indian minister defends Novartis drug ruling

Indian minister defends Novartis drug ruling

Novartis loses as Indian court backs generics

Novartis loses as Indian court backs generics

Three sectors push trade surplus to new record

Three sectors push trade surplus to new record

Roche boosts dividend on higher profits

Roche boosts dividend on higher profits

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HSBC staff leave amid criminal probe: report

Drug racket laundered €100 million: minister

Drug racket laundered €100 million: minister

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‘Drug money’ was Jewish donations: lawyer

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Swiss and French cops swoop over drug money

Swiss agree on 100-franc fines for pot smokers

Swiss agree on 100-franc fines for pot smokers

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Swiss ‘some of Europe’s biggest cokeheads’

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Extra jail time for hunger-striking dope farmer

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Children of alcoholics targeted by new site

Fake missionary betrayed by lack of Bible

Fake missionary betrayed by lack of Bible

Drugged-up bodybuilder causes road carnage

Drugged-up bodybuilder causes road carnage

Outcry over Amy Winehouse drugs poster

Outcry over Amy Winehouse drugs poster

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Geneva speed demon had huge pill stash

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Debt-hit Spanish teen caught smuggling cocaine

The battle at Needle Park: a success story

The battle at Needle Park: a success story

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Killer amphetamines surface in Switzerland

Drugs at work: ‘I’ve never seen a clean trader’

Drugs at work: ‘I’ve never seen a clean trader’

Swiss men buying more ‘Viagra’ online

Swiss men buying more ‘Viagra’ online