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[Asia, France, USA] LAWSON: What India's Swachh Bharat campaign can learn from French smokers

So why did I just write this long story about culture and smoking in France and Canada, for a publication based in India? The simple point that culture can matter for behaviour and health outcomes is an important one (in)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:28

[France, Switzerland] Smoking just a few cigarettes harmful: study

smokers think it's okay to just smoke a few cigarettes a day yet they underestimate their risks, according to researchers in France. "It seems that people are aware about the dangers of tobacco for health, but might consider that the risks are not for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:13

[France] Tossing cigarette butts in Paris to prompt €68 fines

Paris officials have announced plans to increase the fine for tossing cigarette butts on the street from €35 to €68, their latest move to make the city cleaner and greener. Paris Town Hall’s cleanliness tsar Mao Peninou is taking the fight against ciga
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:42

[France] Smokers underestimate risks of a few cigarettes: Survey shows that many live in 'denial' of the real risks

Many people still dangerously underestimate the health risks associated with smoking even a few cigarettes a day, despite decades of public health campaigning, French researchers have reported at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) in Geneva, Switz
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:33

[France] The deluded social smokers: 'Astonishing' number still believe just a few cigarettes a day AREN'T harmful, doctors warn

A third of smokers claimed up to 10 cigarettes a day was not associated with any risk of lung cancer, French doctors found. And only half of smokers considered themselves at higher risk of lung cancer than the general population. Less than two fifths wer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:09

[France, UK] Educational differences in the impact of pictorial cigarette warning labels on smokers: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe surveys

The warning labels implemented in France in 2010 and in the UK in 2008 with pictures on one side of the cigarette package did not succeed in increasing warning salience, but did increase avoidance. The labels did not increase educational inequalities amo
Tobacco Control
added Apr 15, 2015 08:53

[France] AFNOR publishes the first standards in the world for electronic cigarettes and e-liquid

Initiated by the INC 1 and under the aegis of AFNOR who coordinated the work *, the first two voluntary standards on electronic cigarettes and e-liquid establish safety, quality and promote better information to more than three million French vapoteurs. (fr)
added Apr 14, 2015 16:05

How the health reforms will change life in France

Smoking crackdown: In an effort to take some of the glamour out of smoking, the colourful branding and well-known logos will be wiped off cigarette packs by 2016. The crackdown on smoking also includes a ban on the the habit in cars with children in. De
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 14, 2015 14:46

[France] French MPs vote to change laws on smoking, nutrition, binge drinking, fashion models

France’s government has proposed to impose new restrictions on smoking, including the use of neutral cigarette packaging and banning smoking inside of vehicles with minors... including making it illegal to smoke inside of a vehicle with someone under 18
RFI (fr)
added Apr 14, 2015 13:00

France tells cigarette companies to use plain packs

Tobacco firms will from May 2016 have to sell cigarettes in plain packaging with photographs of internal organs damaged by smoking, with the brand appearing only in small lettering. Smoking will be banned in the presence of children in cars, as will the
added Apr 14, 2015 12:59
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