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France passes plain tobacco pack law

The new packaging will be introduced in France from May next year but, as in other countries, the measure has sparked threats of legal action among tobacco companies. Smoking is the main cause of death in France, with more than 70,000 people dying each y
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:22
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[France] Le gouvernement maintient le principe du paquet de cigarettes neutre [The government maintains the principle of neutral pack of cigarettes]

In the Ministry of Health, the probable disappearance of neutral package text when considering the Senate is not a cause for concern. "The measure will come into force as planned", it ensured. The device will be re-introduced by amendment, announced the
Le Monde
added Sep 11, 2015 14:30
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[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
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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] Gov. to French, Irish: Don't mess with our tobacco

In a trans-Atlantic debate over cigarette packaging, North Carolina's governor poses a rhetorical question to the Irish and French governments: Would Guinness be recognizable labeled simply as "beer?" Or would champagne sell as well in a bottle lacking i
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2014 16:57
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[France] VIDEOS: The French shocking campaign to fight against smoking

Two empty beds and the medical staff that collects the objects belonging to the two dead patients. It’s the core of the shocking anti-smoking campaign started today in France thanks to the work of the Ministry of Health and the INPES, in view of the prese
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Sep 26, 2014 16:38
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[Europe, France] La e-cigarette attire les non-fumeurs [The e-cigarette attracts non-smokers / The " vapoteurs " may then be tempted to test products with nicotine .]

it also attracts non-smoking, warns the European Commission in a document entitled "E - cigarettes Myth Buster" . Electronic cigarette smoking behavior encourages warns the European Commission. The number of vapoteurs is increasing among non- smokers and
le Parisiene (fr)
added May 24, 2014 15:35
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France to ban electronic cigarettes in public amid health risk uncertainty

CBS
added Jun 1, 2013 12:55
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[France, Mali] Algeria attack: Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed gangster behind the raid

Usually pictured in a black turban, his involvement in cigarette smuggling - part of a mosaic of criminal activities - was such that he became known locally as "Mr Marlboro".
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:15
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[Europe, France] VIDEO: Le gouvernement favorable à des paquets de cigarettes "neutres"

The government will push Europe to set up cigarette packs "neutral", that is to say without any logos or colors, to limit the entry of young people smoking, but professionals are questioning its effectiveness and fear an explosion of counterfeiting.
Le Monde
added Aug 2, 2012 07:52
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France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to among the highest in Europe. At present, a packet of 20 cigarettes cost
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:52
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