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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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[France] French health minister considers banning smoking from films

“We know that major advertising campaigns [to encourage people to quit cigarettes] do not work,” she said on Friday, adding that other methods such as targeting young people on social media or banning cigarettes from the big screen should be tried.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 16:58
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[France] "French Elvis" Johnny Hallyday hospitalised - media

, had a brush with death in 2009 and is currently being treated for cancer.... Hard partying, drugs, alcohol and dark tobacco played a part in carving out the husky voice and an increasingly craggy face
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:45
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[France, Spain] 1.7 tonnes illegal tobacco stopped at Spanish border

Over one and a half tonnes of contraband tobacco worth almost €423,000 in resale value has been stopped at the French-Spanish border. The 1.7 tonne haul - in a heavy goods vehicle registered in Germany - was intercepted at a customs checkpoint on the A9
The Connexion (fr)
added Oct 13, 2017 05:39
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