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[Australia] France Proposes Tough Antismoking Measures

Tobacconists and cigarette producers in France reacted angrily ... “They aren’t attacking the problem of smoking; they are attacking a network of 27,000 small businesses.”... “We are not an island like Australia,” said Eric Sensi, corporate affairs dire
New York Times
added Sep 25, 2014 18:27

[Europe] France to Mandate Plain Packaging of Cigarettes, Joining U.K.

“It is baffling that without any form of consultation with businesses or the public, a French Health Minister would propose a policy which breaches several European Union laws,” BAT said in a statement. “Not only would plain packaging not help achieve an
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 25, 2014 12:08

France hopes to say 'adieu' to cig branding

France's plan is to make all cigarette packets plain, with no logos or distinct packaging, instead showing shocking images and health warnings designed to put off young would-be smokers, Les Echos reported on Wednesday.
The Local France (fr)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:15

VIDEO: France tackles smoking laws

France may be on the verge of introducing tough anti-tobacco measures similar to Australia's. It would be a bold move for a country where the cigarette means almost as much to the country's café culture as the croissant.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:35

[France] Smoking Around Bébé: Things Parisians Do That Stun New Yorkers. And Vice Versa. - The Cut

Fashionable, slim young parents (and they often are quite young, under 30, supported generously by the French government in their parenting) smoking outdoors in the presence of their babies or children. Ask Parisians about this and they’ll think you’re ex
New York Magazine
added May 15, 2014 13:11

[Asia, France] Smoke, smoke everywhere, not a puff to breathe

Bam, Technical Advisor on Tobacco Control at The Union, passionately stated to Citizen News Service (CNS) that tobacco smoking is major contributor indoor air pollution and that we cannot create a healthy indoor environment unless we ban smoking. He reite
Asian Tribune
added Nov 11, 2013 18:37

[France] 4 E-cigarettes may be carcinogenic, report claims

E-cigarettes are more dangerous than thought and can cause cancer, the September edition of a French magazine has claimed. “Electronic cigarettes are far from the harmless gadgets they’re sold as by manufacturers,” wrote monthly magazine “60 Million Cons
France 24 (fr)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:22

La baisse du marché des cigarettes se confirme en France [The decline of the cigarette market was confirmed in France]

The cigarette market in France confirmed its decline and posted a decline in value of 2.70% to € 7.574 billion a year in the first half, according to figures released Monday, July 8 by Altadis Distribution France (Imperial Tobacco). Volumes, they also de
Le Monde
added Jul 9, 2013 12:26

Evaluating the Effectiveness of France’s Indoor Smoke-Free Law 1 Year and 5 Years after Implementation: Findings from the ITC France Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results show that the smoke-free law led to a very significant and near-total elimination of observed smoking in key venues such as bars (from 94–97% to 4%) and restaurants (from 60–71% to 2–3%) at Wave 2, which was sustained four years later (6–8% in bar
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 5, 2013 11:55

[France, Spain] French tobacconists block Spanish border in price protest

Some 100 French tobacconists Sunday blocked access to the Spanish border in the southwestern frontier village of Perthus to protest a recent price hike on cigarettes and tobacco products.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 7, 2012 13:05
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