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Interview with Heinrich Villiger the owner of Villiger Cigars


April 5th 2016

Basler Zeitung – “Prohibitions are usually a bad idea”
by Mischa Hauswirth

The Basler Zeitung speaks with Heinrich Villiger, Chairman of the Board of the Swiss family business carrying the same name, about the latest restrictions on the tobacco industry, youth protection and the future of the Brazilian tobacco farmers. He criticises the anti-tobacco laws demanded by the World Health Organisation (WHO). “With the first regulations the EU has passed years ago, tobacco companies have been forced to print warning notices. The consumer is already “warned” with small, clearly visible notices. To demand even bigger warning notices has only one purpose, which is to harass the tobacco industry.“

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