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[France] French schools 'allow smoking on grounds' over terror threat

French schools have begun allowing students to smoke on their grounds to prevent them becoming terror targets on the streets outside, a union says. The union of school administrators first called for the measure days after the Paris attacks in November,
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:03
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[France] French high schools allow students to smoke on the premises so extremists can't try and convert them when they go outside for a cigarette

A leading union of school administrators first made the request five days after the November 13 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and 350 wounded. Following a refusal by the health ministry, the SNPDEN union last week renewed its call for a loo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 19:01
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[France] Passengers stuck on Eurostar train for FIVE HOURS with no air conditioning and 'only mini Twix bars for food' after e-cigarette sets off fire alarm

because passenger smoked e-cigarette in toilets... The actions of the person who caused the five-hour delay led to much anger on social networks. Twitter user Christine posted that the journey had been a 'lovely' one except for the 't*** who couldn't wait
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:26
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[France, UK] Passengers left stranded on Eurostar train after passenger had e-cig in toilet

The train ground to a halt soon after it had reach French soil, when alarms were activated by a passenger using the device in an onboard toilet. It pulled into a siding, and all power was cut, plunging the train into darkness and leaving passengers with
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:30
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[France] Loi Santé: le Conseil constitutionnel donne son feu vert au paquet neutre [Health Act, the Constitutional Council gives green light to neutral package]

The Constitutional Council has given its green light Thursday to the establishment of neutral cigarette packets, a key measure of the draft law presented by the Health Minister Marisol Touraine.
BFMTV (fr)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:34
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Electronic cigarette use in France in 2014.

CONCLUSIONS: E-cigarettes in France were on the whole used by smokers. The e-cigarette could have helped several hundreds of thousands of individuals to quit smoking, at least temporarily.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:33
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[France] French Parliament Passes Plain Packaging Law for Cigarettes

France follows the U.K. and Ireland as the first European countries to stamp out one of the last ways cigarette manufacturers can market their products to consumers. Tobacco companies including Philip Morris International Inc. have been arguing in a Londo
Bloomberg News
added Dec 18, 2015 17:18
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France votes for plain cigarette packaging from 2016

Cigarettes in France will be sold in plain packaging under a law that was finally passed in parliament on Thursday despite objections from the conservative opposition.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:26
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[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
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[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
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