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[France] Upbeat cigarette names to be banned

CIGARETTE brands whose names sound too evocative and positive are to be banned, it is said. Radio station Europe 1 reports that someone ‘highly placed’ revealed a plan to ban from sale such brands as Vogue cigarettes and Marlboro Gold as well as a make
The Connexion (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07
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[France] Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: French Authorities May Ban the Use of the Brand Name Café Crème for Cigars

According to French media, the French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget are expected to announce in the near future that they consider the use of Scandinavian Tobacco Group`s Café Crème brand name for cigars to be a violation of the French Public
GlobeNewswire
added Jan 31, 2017 19:43
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[France] Baby is left on board a French train alone after it pulled out of the station when its mother hopped onto the platform for a cigarette

Baby is left on board a French train alone after it pulled out of the station when its mother hopped onto the platform for a cigarette 18-year-old mother stepped off the south-bound TGV at Le Mans on Monday Woman's 19-year-old partner joined her on plat
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:06
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[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
EurekAlert
added Jan 23, 2017 19:58
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[France] How nicotine acts on the brains of schizophrenic patients

prefrontal cortex (the region associated with cognition, decision-making and working memory) is one of the brain areas that are impaired in patients with psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, who are often heavy smokers. In a non-pathological state
EurekAlert
added Jan 23, 2017 19:57
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[France] French progressives dare to hope as maverick Macron surges in polls

Macron’s trip to the north did not all go according to plan. His comments in the former mining heartlands that the difficulties, social and health problems in the area included high rates of “smoking and alcoholism” were attacked by one local Front Natio
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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[Canada, France] Minister Philpott to take part in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Health Policy Forum and Health Ministerial Meeting

On January 17, health ministers from more than 35 countries will meet to discuss The Next Generation of Health Reforms. ...Minister Philpott will take the opportunity to discuss ‎...plain packaging of tobacco products, childhood obesity, food labelling, I
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:45
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The ‘Right to Disconnect’ and Other New Laws Go Into Effect in France

habits have changed relatively little in recent years — 27 to 28 percent of the population still lights up — but the country is now following many others in requiring “neutral packaging” for tobacco products: Instead of advertising a brand, cigarette pack
New York Times
added Jan 3, 2017 07:33
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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 19, 2016 16:46
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[France] French pension reserve fund turns its back on tobacco, coal

Fonds de reserve pour les retraites (FRR), France’s €37.2bn pension reserve fund, will no longer invest in the tobacco industry or certain coal companies. Further, next year, it will launch €5bn of ESG-based passive equity mandates as part of the implem
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:13
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