Tabagism in France

Nicotine could cure schizophrenia

2017.01.25

Strange but true, nicotine can cure schizophrenia. At least, according to French researchers at CNRS and Institut Pasteur. Their study, published in Nature Medicine, has proved how this substance restores the normal brain activity ...

France’s first port of call for all addicts

2016.04.07

In France, the first online village for addiction has been launched. The information portal for smokers, alcoholics and heroin addicts who seek help is designed like a country village, where each building corresponds to ...

France gives go-ahead to neutral cigarette packets

2016.01.25

The French Constitutional Council has given the green light to the sale of neutral cigarette packets, part of a much broader law on health that has recently been passed. The measure will come into ...

No more cigarettes in France’s recreation grounds

2015.06.30

From tomorrow, in France, it will be forbidden to smoke in recreation grounds and funfairs. The decree, published today in the Official Journal, is necessary to safeguard children’s health as well as to raise ...

Ten tragicomic ways cigarettes can kill

2015.01.26

Cigarettes can kill you in the funniest of ways. This is the black humour in a web series created by French director Matthieu Van Eeckhout, in a campaign against smoking. 'The Evening Cigarette' addresses ...