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France bans glamorous cigarette names

France has banned the sale of cigarettes with "glamorous" names, following the introduction of neutral packets as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking, a habit that costs more than two million lives a year, according to a study published Tu
RFI (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 18:20
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France, Known for Its Glamorous Smoking Habit, Will Remove Logos From Its Cigarette Packaging

And tobacco companies should be scared—studies show that logo-free cigarette packaging lowers smoking rates, mostly by discouraging non-smokers from taking up the habit. In spite of the research, France is only the second country to mandate neutral ciga
Gawker
added Apr 5, 2016 17:08
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[France] 'Cigarette packs are just start'

February 04, 2016 NICOLAS Sarkozy, president of Les Républicains, has condemned the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. Last November, parliament narrowly passed a law to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes from May this year in a bid
The Connexion (fr)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:21
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[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
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[France] French give nod to plain cigarette packaging

Cigarettes will have to be sold in plain packaging in France from next year after the French parliament narrowly voted through a proposal which has drawn the ire of tobacconists. The measure narrowly made it through parliament late Wednesday after an ame
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:26
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[France] Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes [ECs] or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems [ENDS] (PDF)

 The safety of Electronic cigarettes (ECs) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) has not been scientifically demonstrated;  Adverse health effects for third parties exposed (second-hand exposure) cannot be excluded because the use of electron
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:41
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France to ban electronic cigarettes from all public places and subject them to the same tight rules as tobacco

The move has sparked outrage among sellers and users of the battery-powered devices which contain liquid nicotine that is turned into a vapor when inhaled. Health Minister Marisol Touraine confirmed reports that a ban would go ahead on France’s Europe 1
World Observer Online
added Jul 29, 2014 02:10
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[France] Smoking

why do so many people in Paris smoke? And why is the number of smokers increasing in France, when the US and other countries are seeing a decline?
david lebovitz blog - Living the Sweet Life in Paris
added Feb 12, 2013 06:20
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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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[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
Reuters
added Jul 21, 2015 15:13
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