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France: second highest smoker rate in Europe

The French government recently announced plans to raise cigarette prices. A standard pack of cigarettes is expected to cost 10 Euros by 2020. This news does not however seem to be deterring French smokers.  Indeed, France is the biggest tobacco consumer in Europe, after Greece, while the price of cigarettes in the country is the third highest […]En savoir plus


October is Tobacco Free Month!

For the second consecutive year, France’s Tabac Info Service is organizing the Tobacco Free Month (“Mois Sans Tabac”), inspired by Stoptober in England. The French programincludes a Facebook page, the ability to share photos on Instagram, a newsletter, etc.   The campaign is also offering a free application for Android and iOS. The app is presented as a coaching tool to help users stop smoking. […]En savoir plus


Towards a 10€ cigarette pack in France?

The new French minister for Health, Agnès Buzyn, told the journal le Parisien that she wasn't against an increase of the price of the cigarette pack to 10€. This idea, which is fully backed by the National Anti-Smoking Committee, comes directly from Emmanual Macron's program when he was running for President.En savoir plus