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[Europe] Cigarette Smuggling Between France And Algeria No Longer Going Unnoticed

France has been the worst hit by illegal tobacco among the countries of the EU, and Algeria is one of its main suppliers. EURACTIV recently discussed the situation with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). It stated that France can seek OLAF’s support
EurActiv
added Dec 2, 2018 16:32
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[France] ARCHIVE: French tobacco companies 'hiding real levels of nicotine and tar in cigarettes'

Four tobacco companies in France have been accused of "deliberately endangering people's lives" by cheating tests in order to hide the real levels of nicotine and tar in their cigarettes, in a case that echos the "Dieselgate" scandal that engulfed Volksw
The Local France (fr)
added Nov 29, 2018 20:22
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[France] UPDATE 1-French insurer AXA extends climate change policy to XL

AXA itself had taken the step to divest from the coal and tar sands industry in late 2017. XL will also refrain from investing in assets related to the tobacco industry and assets related to chemical and biological weapons, cluster bombs or anti-personne
Reuters
added Nov 27, 2018 21:55
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[France] French tobacco shops to sell bitcoins via fintech company

French tobacco shops, where people go to buy lottery tickets and cigarettes, will start offering bitcoins to customers from early next year via a deal with a French fintech company Keplerk.
Reuters
added Nov 26, 2018 09:22
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[France, UK] David Hockney, 81, swaps Los Angeles for the 'smoker-friendly' French countryside to paint the 'stunning' spring (with cigarette in hand)

'I have to say that I still smoke. There may be a connection.’ He says France is ‘a lot more smoker-friendly than England. The smoking ban is really mean-spirited.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:40
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[France] Plain tobacco packaging, increased graphic health warnings and adolescents’ perceptions and initiation of smoking: DePICT, a French nationwide study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain packaging (PP) of tobacco products and increased graphic warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking... Conclusion Our findings suggest that PP and increased graphic warnings could contribute to changes in smoking norms and rates amon
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:24
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[Czech Republic, Europe] MEP: France is wrong to shun OLAF in tackling tobacco smuggling

France and other countries that need help tackling the rising illicit tobacco trade should ask for assistance from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), according to Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský. Zdechovský, a European People’s Party (EPP) MEP in the Bud
EurActiv
added Oct 21, 2018 19:18
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[France] Banned plastics: European Parliament’s list grows longer

The environment committee calls for a 50% reduction of filter waste containing plastic in 2025 and an 80% reduction in 2030. Moreover, the committee is requesting that the tobacco industry cover the costs of collecting, transporting and treating these cig
EurActiv
added Oct 16, 2018 00:04
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[Europe] OLAF: Up to France to request help on genuine cigarettes smuggled from Algeria

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) stands ready to assist member states, such as France, in the fight against illicit tobacco trade with third countries, but it’s up to the national authorities to make a request, OLAF told EURACTIV.com.
EurActiv
added Sep 19, 2018 19:20
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[France] Paris: Smoking banned in some public parks

It's a trial which started in July, to reduce the effects of passive smoking and provide cleaner air and less cigarette butts on the ground. Six parks are participating in the scheme until Autumn. Geoffroy Boulard is the Mayor of the Metropole du Grand
EuroNews
added Aug 24, 2018 13:02
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