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[France, UK] Paris installs 10,000 ashtrays in the streets in battle against cigarette butts

* Move follows 'explosion' of discarded cigarette litter across city * Thousands of public ashtrays will be installed on litter bins
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2012 12:42

[France, Russia] U.K. Cigarette Companies Decline on Smoking Rules

Bloomberg News
added Sep 7, 2012 11:59

[France] French govt eyeing 6 pct tobacco price rise

The French government is looking at raising tobacco prices by 6 percent in October as part of an ongoing push against smoking that could also rake in more tax revenue for strained state coffers.
added Sep 5, 2012 15:59

[France] Marine Le Pen Far From Humbled by National Front’s Bruising Defeat

The gravelly voiced party leader, perpetually sucking on an electronic cigarette, appears to both revel in that status and to be embittered by it. And since she represents the “courageous and determined patriots,” defeat is never her party’s fault. Never
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2015 22:14

[Europe, France] How Cigarette Smuggling Funds al-Qaeda in Africa

While European officials claim cigarette smuggling is dropping, terrorists with backgrounds in the illegal tobacco trade have now been implicated in attacks on Europeans in Africa (by Belmokhtar) as well as in the heart of Paris. While the African countri
Africa Times
added Dec 5, 2015 16:17

CPMA chief says France plain pack vote was a close call

Having received information from Brussels, Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance (CPMA) director Mike Ridgway told Packaging News just how close the call was on France’s plain packaing law being passed. “It got passed by just two votes! Now it passes
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:30

France passes plain tobacco pack law

The new packaging will be introduced in France from May next year but, as in other countries, the measure has sparked threats of legal action among tobacco companies. Smoking is the main cause of death in France, with more than 70,000 people dying each y
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:22

[France] Le gouvernement maintient le principe du paquet de cigarettes neutre [The government maintains the principle of neutral pack of cigarettes]

In the Ministry of Health, the probable disappearance of neutral package text when considering the Senate is not a cause for concern. "The measure will come into force as planned", it ensured. The device will be re-introduced by amendment, announced the
Le Monde
added Sep 11, 2015 14:30

[France] Plain cigarette packaging pushed at global conference

Ministers from 10 countries gather in Paris to launch a common drive to introduce plain cigarette packaging with the aim of stubbing out high smoking rates among young people Plain packaging has been shown to "reduce the attractiveness of the product for
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:28

[France, Ireland, North Carolina] Gov. to French, Irish: Don't mess with our tobacco

In a trans-Atlantic debate over cigarette packaging, North Carolina's governor poses a rhetorical question to the Irish and French governments: Would Guinness be recognizable labeled simply as "beer?" Or would champagne sell as well in a bottle lacking i
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2014 16:57
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