Attitudes towards legislative measures1

The reports on this topic examine the attitudes of people living in Switzerland towards policies/legal measures. Information is also provided on acceptance of restricting advertising, and bans on smoking.

Acceptance of legal regulations

In the year 2010 about 65% of 14- to 65-year-old permanent residents of Switzerland believe that smoking advertisment trivialize the negative health consequences of smoking. Adolescents and young adults estimate the impact of smoking advertisment less persuasive.

Research report 2010

(Publication date of the research report: October 2011)

1Krebs, H., Keller, R., Radtke, T. & Hornung, R. (2011). Einstellungen der Schweizer Wohnbevölkerung zu Tabakwerbung und Sponsoring (2010). Tabakmonitoring – Schweizerische Umfrage zum Tabakkonsum. Zürich: Psychologisches Institut der Universität Zürich, Sozial- und Gesundheitspsychologie.


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