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Situation in France: a step forward

 
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French Parliament, France
Tob. Prev. Cessation 2016;2(April Supplement):54
Publish date: 2016-03-31
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ABSTRACT:
The presentation will look at four key issues: The new tobacco control provisions in French Health Law (January 2016), including plain packaging and health warnings; obligation for the tobacconists to control the age of buyers, to make effective the prohibition to sales to minors; prohibition of smoking in a car with a child under 18 years; increasing the share reimbursed by French Social Security system for nicotine replacement therapies; prohibition of tobacco advertising in tobacconists shops. The weaknesses in the law and the priorities of the French Coalition against tobacco, such as the increase tobacco taxes and prices; class action for the tobacco victims; Tobacco Prevention Fund; Ensure enforcement of the law Tobacco lobbying in France: French tobacconists; Ministry of Economy; the tobacco industry… Tackling tobacco: a pre-requisite to save the sustainability of our health system (health and social costs).
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Michèle Delaunay   
French Parliament, France
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