Tag: France

Taken to the cleaners

Taken to the cleaners

| June 15, 2018

It was inevitable that tobacco manufacturers, which have allowed themselves to become sitting ducks in respect of litter, would be targeted by those with concerns for the environment.

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Huge fall in smoking

Huge fall in smoking

| May 30, 2018

The number of French smokers fell by a big, round number between 2016 and 2017, but there seems to be some doubt about why this was so.

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Springtime for CORESTA

Springtime for CORESTA

| May 18, 2018

CORESTA is to hold its 2018 Congress in the City of Eternal Spring, where the latest scientific findings will be presented for the benefit of both experienced and new scientists.

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CORESTA reporting

CORESTA reporting

| May 4, 2018

CORESTA reports, methods and information on projects that the scientific organization has undertaken are being made available on the organization’s website.

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Passing the butt

Passing the butt

| April 26, 2018

If civic-minded citizens didn’t pay for the costs created by those less civic-minded, there would be no tobacco-company donations to the EU for fighting the illegal trade – and no prisons.

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CORESTA calls for papers

CORESTA calls for papers

| March 9, 2018

The deadline for the submission of abstracts of proposed papers for presentation at this year’s CORESTA Congress is May 16.

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Plainly not working

Plainly not working

| December 8, 2017

Some people suggested that introducing standardized tobacco packaging would become easier as more countries did so. But that argument assumed that standardized packaging would work.

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Tobacco shown the door

Tobacco shown the door

| November 28, 2017

The tobacco sector has joined a list of industries considered by BNP Paribas to be ‘sensitive’; a list that includes defense, nuclear energy and palm oil.

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No to shisha research

No to shisha research

| November 14, 2017

Not enough interest was shown in proposed research into water pipe tobacco blends and emissions to justify CORESTA becoming involved.

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No new anti-smoking ideas

No new anti-smoking ideas

| August 16, 2017

France has a relatively high smoking incidence compared with the smoking incidences of neighbouring countries, but measures now in place are expected to reduce smoking rates ‘in the coming years’.

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CORESTA reporting

CORESTA reporting

| August 15, 2017

CORESTA reports, methods and information on projects that the scientific organization has undertaken are being made available on the organization’s website.

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France is smoking

France is smoking

| July 14, 2017

It sounds like the start of a joke: How do you stop a Frenchman from smoking? But it seems to be a serious question without an easy answer.

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Registration open

Registration open

| June 13, 2017

Reacting to what is now a ‘technology-centric world’, the TFWA is due to stage a ‘Digital Village’ alongside its main event in Cannes in October.

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Deadline extended

Deadline extended

| May 24, 2017

The deadline for the submission of abstracts of papers intended for presentation at CORESTA’s 2017 Joint Study Group meetings has been extended until May 26.

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CORESTA reporting

CORESTA reporting

| May 11, 2017

CORESTA reports and information on projects that the scientific organization has undertaken are being made available on the organization’s website.

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€100 million in unintended consequences

€100 million in unintended consequences

| April 7, 2017

The introduction of standardized tobacco packaging in France is apparently costing the French taxpayer €100 million in compensation to tobacconists.

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