Cigarette prices are due to rise next month, and again in October, according to a SeeNews France story.
French health minister, Marisol Touraine, said last week that cigarette prices would increase from July 1 as part of an anti-smoking campaign launched in May this year.
Touraine said an increase was agreed at the end of 2012 as part of a law on social security financing.
This increase would be made in two steps, with EU0.20 being added to the price of a pack of cigarettes in July and another, unspecified rise being made in October.
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