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France to go for plain cigarette packets in 2016

France will introduce plain cigarette packaging in 2016, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Wednesday, October 8, as the country seeks to stub out high smoking rates in under-16s. Following the successful introduction of plain packs in Australia, w
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:50
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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
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[France] Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: French Authorities May Ban the Use of the Brand Name Café Crème for Cigars

According to French media, the French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget are expected to announce in the near future that they consider the use of Scandinavian Tobacco Group`s Café Crème brand name for cigars to be a violation of the French Public
GlobeNewswire
added Jan 31, 2017 19:43
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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
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[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
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France orders tobacco industry: stub out cigarette butt pollution

France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2018 09:02
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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
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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
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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
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[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
Mashable.com
added Dec 12, 2013 02:04
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