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[France, New York] Should Governments Cash In on Smokers?

a reported agreement by the French government and tobacco manufacturers to delay a scheduled price increase for three months because too many smokers have quit. In the first quarter of 2013, for the first time in 10 years, the value of French tobacco sa
New York Times Blogs
added May 10, 2013 15:43
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[France] Every third French person smokes - despite ban

"The number of smokers is not decreasing, it’s slightly increasing," says François Beck, an official from the French National Institut of Prevention and Health Education (INPES).
The Local Europe (se)
added May 28, 2012 16:16
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Smoking on the rise in France despite rollout of plain packaging

new figures reveal that even despite the French government's controversial efforts to turn the population off cigarettes, the number of people smoking has gone up. Since France introduced a ban on branded cigarettes in January 2017, more packets of cigar
The Local France (fr)
added May 4, 2017 00:13
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France leads the way with four (and counting!) innovative tobacco control measures in 2017

Since the beginning of the year, France has implemented a series of ground-breaking tobacco control measures - and signalled that more will come into force next year. .. These three new measures, plain packaging, the tobacco company revenue tax and the ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Mar 3, 2017 20:50
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[France] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group: French authorities to ban tobacco brand names

* Says Scandinavian Tobacco Group will appeal decision to French courts Source text for Eikon:
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2017 16:36
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[Europe] Smokers fume as France mulls ban on 'too cool' Gitanes and Gauloises

The ban, which could also cover the Lucky Strike, Marlboro Gold... is the logical conclusion of a new public health law – based on a European directive...Alarmed cigarette companies...demanding a meeting “given the seriousness and urgency of the situatio
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:09
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22nd Century Launches MAGIC 0 Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes in France

announced today the receipt of an initial purchase order for MAGIC 0 Very Low Nicotine cigarettes from French distributor, Royal Distribution. Beginning in June, Royal Distribution will promote and sell the MAGIC brand in France as the world’s lowest nico
Business Wire
added May 25, 2016 16:46
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[Europe, France, Ireland, UK] Implementation of 'plain' tobacco pack law approaches

The standardised tobacco pack law comes into effect on 20 May in the UK...France and Ireland also introduce the measure on the same day and more governments are set to eventually follow suit after tobacco firms lost their legal challenge against EU rules.
Packaging News (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:34
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[France] Le Sénat supprime le projet de paquet de cigarettes neutre en commission [Senate removes the neutral pack of cigarettes draft in committee]

The news is not a surprise: Parliamentarians Republicans, a majority in the Palais Luxembourg, had warned that they intended to do well remove this health bill. The neutral package may however be re-introduced at the meeting in September, new or restored
Le Monde
added Jul 23, 2015 12:34
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[Europe, France] Lobby du tabac : choc et suspicion chez les eurodéputés [Tobacco lobby: shock and suspicion among MEPs]

MEPs are in shock since lobbying methods pro-tobacco cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris U.S., they are the targets were revealed by Le Parisien-Today-en-France in its editions of Saturday, September 21 . | AFP / Frederick Florin 8 réactionsRéagir MEPs a
le Parisiene (fr)
added Sep 25, 2013 17:02
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