Keyword: cigarettes

New French anti-smoking measures to include plain cigarette packs

A forthcoming bill will propose plain packs, a ban on e-cigarettes in some public places and a ban on smoking in a car with child passengers.

A French icon totters: country's biggest Gauloise plant may close

French factory that makes Gauloises blondes - a lighter version of the original - earmarked for closure by British parent company Imperial Tobacco.

Smokers feel the pinch as France raises taxes

Government targets smokers to help pay off its debt mountain - latest price hike is expected to net an additional one billion euros in revenue.