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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

France's smokers take a hit as tax hikes begin

Starting tomorrow, nary a pack of cigarettes will be found for less than six euros. The government is hoping for big savings as a result.
RFI (fr)
added Sep 30, 2012 15:05

[France] Diesel fumes cause cancer, says WHO

Official label of 'carcinogen' means exhaust emissions should be treated in same league as passive smoking or UV radiation
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 12, 2012 13:51

[France] The French still love their cigarettes. But the once chic image is going up in smoke

France has moved to feature gruesome photos of diseased lungs on cigarette packs, while also forcing companies to remove brand names from the covers and other deterrent measures such as government reimbursement of cessation aids. Steep taxes have pushed t
USA Today
added Jul 2, 2018 16:38

[France] Tabacs to launch their own cigarette brand

French tobacco shops are set to launch their own brand of cigarettes in a bid to combat the black market in tobacco. The move is aimed at "the scourge of the black market" said Pascal Montredon, president of the Confederation of Tobacconists, which incl
The Connexion (fr)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:53

[France, Colorado] Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia

A steady stream of nicotine normalizes genetically-induced impairments in brain activity associated with schizophrenia, according to new research involving the University of Colorado Boulder. The finding sheds light on what causes the disease and why tho
added Jan 23, 2017 19:58

[Europe, France] SHELLEY: How to beat Islamic State? Crack down on cigarette smuggling

France, according to recent KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illicit cigarette trade... One needs only to walk, as I did just prior to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, in the northern open air markets of Paris to see the massive trade in smuggled cigaret
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 04:50

France Notifies WTO Of New Tobacco Labeling Requirements Aimed At Preventing Pregnant Women From Smoking ($$)

World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Feb 10, 2015 22:24

[France] Imperial Tobacco widens e-cigarette strategy with new brand

The new brand called Jai will be sold in tobacconist shops, while Puritane is sold online and exclusively behind the counter at Britain's Boots pharmacy chain, which is owned by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. "We believe there are different consumer grou
added Feb 6, 2015 16:53
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