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[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] French tobacconists protest at anti-smoking law

Tobacconists took to the streets of French cities on Tuesday to protest against the introduction of plain packaging on cigarettes packets. The controversial measure, which is part of the government's new health bill, will be discussed in the Senate on 14
RFI (fr)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:22

[France] Gumming up tobacco business

Mocked-up cigarette packets are displayed on Tuesday in Toulouse, France, during a demonstration of tobacconists to protest against plain cigarette packaging that the French government wants to reintroduce in a new draft health law. Next week, the French
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:51

[France] Dropping a cigarette butt in Paris to prompt €68 fine

Paris has launched a huge campaign against cigarette butt pollution – and against litter in general – informing residents of the fine hike that goes into effect on October 1. After unveiling 30,000 new litter bins equipped with cigarette extinguishers t
France 24 (fr)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:37

[France] Paris distributes 15,000 pocket ashtrays to tackle cigarette butt pollution - City of Paris

This summer, 15,000 pocket ashtrays will be distributed to both Parisians and visitors as part of ambitious measures to tackle pollution in the French capital. From October 1st, the fine for those who discard their cigarette butts on the streets will also
NEWS Press SA (fr)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:07

France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31

[France] Angry French tobacconists dump tons of carrots on Paris streets

French tobacconists, up in arms at French government proposals to introduce plain cigarette packaging in France, this week dumped tons of carrots outside the French Senate in protest. (blog)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:28

[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] Le Sénat supprime le projet de paquet de cigarettes neutre en commission [Senate removes the neutral pack of cigarettes draft in committee]

The news is not a surprise: Parliamentarians Republicans, a majority in the Palais Luxembourg, had warned that they intended to do well remove this health bill. The neutral package may however be re-introduced at the meeting in September, new or restored
Le Monde
added Jul 23, 2015 12:34

[France] French tobacconists sabotage speed cameras in cigarette packaging protest

The radar 'hooding' - by covering them with bin liners - is symbolic: a 'cover up' that deprives the government of money in the same way that the anti-smoking legislation will reduce tobacco sales, and tax revenue, the protesters say. The first hooding
added Jul 21, 2015 15:13
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