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[France] Paris distributes 15,000 pocket ashtrays to tackle cigarette butt pollution - City of Paris

This summer, 15,000 pocket ashtrays will be distributed to both Parisians and visitors as part of ambitious measures to tackle pollution in the French capital. From October 1st, the fine for those who discard their cigarette butts on the streets will also
NEWS Press SA (fr)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:07

France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31

[France] Angry French tobacconists dump tons of carrots on Paris streets

French tobacconists, up in arms at French government proposals to introduce plain cigarette packaging in France, this week dumped tons of carrots outside the French Senate in protest. (blog)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:28

[France] Plain cigarette packaging pushed at global conference

Ministers from 10 countries gather in Paris to launch a common drive to introduce plain cigarette packaging with the aim of stubbing out high smoking rates among young people Plain packaging has been shown to "reduce the attractiveness of the product for
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:28

[France] Le Sénat supprime le projet de paquet de cigarettes neutre en commission [Senate removes the neutral pack of cigarettes draft in committee]

The news is not a surprise: Parliamentarians Republicans, a majority in the Palais Luxembourg, had warned that they intended to do well remove this health bill. The neutral package may however be re-introduced at the meeting in September, new or restored
Le Monde
added Jul 23, 2015 12:34

[France] French tobacconists sabotage speed cameras in cigarette packaging protest

The radar 'hooding' - by covering them with bin liners - is symbolic: a 'cover up' that deprives the government of money in the same way that the anti-smoking legislation will reduce tobacco sales, and tax revenue, the protesters say. The first hooding
added Jul 21, 2015 15:13

[Australia, France] Health ministers from ten countries meet in Paris to discuss anti-tobacco measures

MINISTERS from 10 countries, including Australia, have gathered in Paris to launch a common drive to introduce plain cigarette packaging with the aim of stubbing out high smoking rates among young people...New Zealand, South Africa and Uruguay issued a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:49

[France] French tobacco sales rise for first time in years

reported a 7 per cent increase in cigarette sales in March 2015 compared to the same month last year. There was also an increase of 12 per cent in sales of rolling tobacco – which have reached a record high. The figures come days after the World Health
The Local France (fr)
added Jul 10, 2015 10:07

How life will change in France as of today

No smoking with kids in car It is now against the law to smoke in a car where a child younger than 12 years of age is present. If you do, you face a €68 fine. Smoking in outdoor play areas for children is also now banned.
The Local France (fr)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:16

[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09
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