Tobacco, Alcohol, Junk Food, Obesity … 40% of Cancer is Preventable

Of the 346,000 cancer patients diagnosed in 2015, 142,000 could have been prevented if the patients had not been exposed to risk factors, say the health authorities.  Tobacco first, then alcohol , a poor diet, and finally obesity are the four main factors in France for 40% of cancer patients that would be “avoidable”, according to figures released Monday by two health authorities.  …

Tobacco: New Cigarette Prices Change on 15th May

Tobacco prices will rise again, after a mid-March increase in taxes on cigarette packets and the cheapest rolling tobacco, according to a decree published in the Official Gazette on Sunday. The new list prices will come into force on the 15th May. It comes after an order by mid-March from Bercy and the Ministry of Health …

Increasing Taxes on the Cheapest Cigarettes

TOBACCO: This change corresponds in a cigarette in an increase of between 10 and 20 cents per pack to those currently sold at 6.50 euros … New higher taxes on cigarette packets and the cheapest rolling tobacco. The government has increased the “minimum tax” on these products via a decree published Friday in the Official …

Marlboro Gold, Vogue, Cafe Cream … Several Brands of Cigarettes will be Banned in France

TOBACCO: The purpose of this measure is to further reduce the number of smokers in France, especially the younger … Their names, too positive, encourage smoking … The government continues its fight against smoking by banning the sale several known brands of cigarettes as too attractive or incentives, reveals Europe 1 . This new measure …