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[France, UK] 540 jobs to go as Imperial Tobacco shuts Nottingham factory ($$)

For England, it is the end of the cigarette-making industry. For France, it means Gitanes will no longer be made on French soil. And for 900 staff, Imperial Tobacco’s decision to close two factories on either side of the Channel means losing their jobs.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:10
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[France] Existential angst for Imperial Tobacco ($$)

Sartre might thus have raised no theoretical objection to the tobacco giant producing both brands at lower-cost factories in Germany and Poland. He would then have gone to the Café Les Deux Magots for a quick
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 15:18
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Imperial Tobacco to cut jobs and shut factories in UK and France ($$)

is to shut the last cigarette factory in mainland Britain and move production out of France, as part of sweeping cost cuts designed to save £300m. The move to close factories in Nottingham and Nantes – where Imperial manufactured Gauloises cigarettes – wi
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:41
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Moderation Pays Off for a Far-Right Party in France

The National Front’s appeal starts with Ms. Le Pen’s informal, straight-talking manner ... She has a commanding presence softened somewhat by her husky voice — she was a smoker for years and now uses an electronic cigarette
New York Times
added Apr 1, 2014 11:32
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[France] Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes

Researchers in France found that smokers and former smokers were less able to detect bitter tastes than nonsmokers. They theorized that it's the result of exposure to toxic tobacco chemicals, although they didn't establish a direct cause-and-effect relat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:40
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[France] Smoking ruins the flavour of coffee - for ever: Toxic chemicals in tobacco harm ability to taste even after giving up

Scientists tested the taste buds of 451 volunteers who had given up smoking They found salty, sweet and sour tastes remained intact for ex-smokers But when it came to the bitter taste of caffeine, one in four failed the test
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:49
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Smoking in France, Losing its Puff?

Finally, it seems, change may be afoot in the land of Gauloises and Gitanes. Figures published last week by the national drugs watchdog (OFDT) revealed that, in 2013, the number of cigarettes sold in France fell by 7.6 percent. Sales of rolling tobacco
Naharnet (lb)
added Mar 5, 2014 19:02
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[France] DRUCKERMAN: My Grandfather's Last Battle

when my father was 17, he found Harry slumped in the back of his truck. A doctor had warned him two weeks earlier that if he didn’t stop smoking it would kill him. And it did, at age 60.
New York Times
added Feb 1, 2014 21:04
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[France] Now, smart e-cigarette to track your smoking habit

The new 'Smokio' e-cigarette, developed in France, uses Bluetooth to connect to your device. From there the user downloads the free application and uses it to monitor key data, as well as manage some functions of the electronic cigarette itself.
Jagran Post (in)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:55
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[France] Now, smart e-cigarette to track your smoking habit

The new 'Smokio' e-cigarette, developed in France, uses Bluetooth to connect to your device. From there the user downloads the free application and uses it to monitor key data, as well as manage some functions of the electronic cigarette itself.
Jagran Post (in)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:55
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