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[France] French public sector scheme Ircantec to divest from tobacco

The €9.8bn French public sector pension scheme Ircantec is pulling out of the tobacco industry, a decision affecting some €20m of investments. Jean-Pierre Costes, president of Ircantec’s board of directors, told IPE that it made the decision for several
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:13
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[France, UK] Must we REALLY cut out all pleasure to stay healthy? No, says a top scientist as he breaks down the (much easier) rules to live by

The first step is to restore the concept of pleasure into public health messages. The French campaign 'Moi(s) sans tabac' ('Tobacco-free me/month') is a good illustration of this approach. It focuses on group emulation and positive reinforcement of t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:43
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[France] Impact of a negative emotional antitobacco mass media campaign on French smokers: a longitudinal study

Conclusions Fear-appeal mass media campaigns can be effective in encouraging cessation among smokers in a country with high smoking prevalence (France), but should be accompanied by convincing self-efficacy messages.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:39
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[France] Natixis Joins BNP Paribas in Stopping Business Linked to Tobacco

French bank Natixis SA said it’s decided to stop doing business with companies linked to tobacco, joining other lenders distancing themselves from the industry. Natixis will end financing and investment activities for tobacco producers, manufacturers, w
Bloomberg News
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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[Australia, Europe, France, UK] In Focus: Sinclair Davidson on plain packaging

Professor Sinclair Davidson from RMIT University in Australia joins EURACTIV’s Brian Maguire to talk about the plain packaging policy for tobacco products introduced in Australia five years ago. Similar packaging policies are currently in force in Franc
EurActiv
added Dec 22, 2017 20:52
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[France] Johnny Hallyday, the 'French Elvis', dies at 74

Singer, who sold more than 110m albums and was revered across generations in France, had lung cancer
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:55
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France mourns death of "French Elvis" Johnny Hallyday

Hallyday died after a battle with lung cancer. ...Drugs, alcohol and Gitanes cigarettes, the latter apparently adopted on the advice of rocker Keith Richards, helped carve out the husky voice and craggy face that were trademarks before age too took its
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:38
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[France] BNP Paribas Says It Will Stop Funding for Tobacco Industry

BNP Paribas SA will cease funding and advising tobacco companies, the latest financial firm to distance itself from the industry over health concerns. The French bank will halt transactions and investments related to the sector and “progressively diseng
Bloomberg News
added Nov 27, 2017 15:32
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[France] European Commission backs proposals to ban smoking in French films

However, the statement has received backlash from a number of film critics and some politicians. For cinema critic Serge Toubiana, banning smoking on the screen would be “an admission of the failure of all the public health policies” and that health pol
Verdict (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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[France] French cinephiles left fuming over call to stub out on-screen smoking

“Seventy per cent of new French films have at least one scene of someone smoking. This more or less helps to make its use banal, even promote it, to children and adolescents,” Grelet-Certenais told the Sénat, the upper house of parliament. Her remarks,
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:57
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