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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

[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

[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

[France] Du plastique dans des cigarettes [ Plastic in cigarettes] ($$)

After the horse meat instead of beef lasagna, that arrive here ... cigarettes with plastic. In addition to the toxic products that contain tobacco, smoking Yonne was surprised to find nothing less than a "piece of film ...
le Parisiene (fr)
added Feb 17, 2013 15:00

France to blow €100 million on lighting up unsellable cigarettes

When France made the switch to neutral cigarette packages in January this year, the government was forced to buy out all the branded cigarette packages that tobacconists had not sold. This worked out to be an average of €3,000 per tobacconist in Franc
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:33

France tells cigarette companies to use plain packs

Tobacco firms will from May 2016 have to sell cigarettes in plain packaging with photographs of internal organs damaged by smoking, with the brand appearing only in small lettering. Smoking will be banned in the presence of children in cars, as will the
added Apr 14, 2015 12:59

[France] Now, smart e-cigarette to track your smoking habit

The new 'Smokio' e-cigarette, developed in France, uses Bluetooth to connect to your device. From there the user downloads the free application and uses it to monitor key data, as well as manage some functions of the electronic cigarette itself.
Jagran Post (in)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:55

[Europe, France, UK, USA] E-cigarette boom prompts debate over benefits

the head of one of Europe's leading electronic cigarette industry groups has slammed the World Health Organization (WHO) for its lack of support for the booming e-cigarette market.
added Dec 22, 2013 14:56

France set for sharp rise in price of cigarettes

The French government is reportedly planning a never-before-seen hike in cigarette prices, with a 40-cents increase by October. ... Tobacco companies were invited to France's finance ministry offices late on Wednesday night, according to French daily Le
The Local Europe (se)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:36

[Europe] France Defends Tax Code Limits On Cigarette Imports

French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici and Budget Minister Jérôme Cahuzac have taken note of the European Court of Justice’s recent ruling, criticizing articles 575 G and 575 H of the country’s General Tax Code, governing the importation of tobacco fro
added Mar 18, 2013 09:42
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