French Smoking Image Tops Anti-Tobacco Incentives

  By Corinne Ruff Most days between classes Lea Giacomelli, like many young, French students, finds herself outside university doors rolling thin, brown cigarettes for a smoky conversation with friends. As they enjoy their few minutes of break, a lighter is passed around to spark the dangling cigarettes between their lips. “If you don’t smoke, it’s […]

Electronic Cigarettes Subjected to Classic Cigarettes Bans

On World No Tobacco Day last Friday, May 31, Marisol Touraine, French Minister of Health, announced that the government wants to ban electronic cigarettes for minors (under 18 years-old) and forbid any kind of advertisements for the product. She also announced that e-cigarettes would be banned in public places, including bars and restaurants, since “the […]