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[France] French smokers unite against curbs

The Union for the Rights of Adult Smokers (UDFA) says it represents a potential 12.5 million voters and intends to fight against the spread of no-smoking zones or rising cigarette prices.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 27, 2012 14:39

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

Effects of plain package branding and graphic health warnings on adolescent smokers in the USA, Spain and France

an experimental test of the effects of plain pack branding and graphic health warnings (GHWs) in three different countries ...plain packs can independently strengthen the more instantaneous, direct effects (short of quitting thoughts) found with the GHWs.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2016 01:16

France Losing The War Against Smoking

Despite these bans and public education on the risks of tobacco, more 14 million Frenchmen smoke in a country of some 66 million. Amandine Joué started smoking when she was 13. She said that the first time she lit a cigarette she just to wanted be like e
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 16, 2013 12:04

Is France trying to ‘kill off’ the e-cigarette?

Experts suggest that Touraine acted with an excess of caution rather than face the possibility of health risks from e-cigarettes being discovered down the road. “The French minister was overly cautious, and her zeal is catastrophic,” judged Jean-François
France 24 (fr)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:19

[France, USA] Is Big Tobacco on the Verge of an E-Cigarette Takeover?

E-cigarette companies would have to fight cigars and other tobacco products to be seen, while the brands owned by tobacco companies would be prominently displayed. Lorillard already owns Blu, a popular brand of e-cigarettes, and the other two are testing
added Dec 12, 2013 02:04

France votes for plain cigarette packaging from 2016

Cigarettes in France will be sold in plain packaging under a law that was finally passed in parliament on Thursday despite objections from the conservative opposition.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 19, 2016 16:46

[France] In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) Art Won't Keep Michel Houellebecq Away From His Cigar

The smokers lounge reportedly “includes a bar and jukebox which will pay musical versions of 70 of his poems,” which is just the kind of the thing you want to hear when on a smoke break....will also feature ... MRI scans of the author’s brain. Good thing
ArtInfo (Louise Blouin Media)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56

[France] These new French cigarette packs are designed to dissuade people from smoking

France is the second country to implement this branding-free cigarette packaging; Australia passed the same law in 2012, and Ireland and the UK are expected to do the same. Australia's graphic and uniform packaging has gotten a lot backlash from tobacco
Vox Media
added Apr 8, 2016 17:54

France launches inquiry into electronic cigarettes

The French government has ordered an investigation into the possible risks of 'smoking' electronic cigarettes as more and more smokers turn to the devices in a bid to stub out their habit.
The Local Europe (se)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:22
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