After Belgium, France seeks Commission’s green light to ban disposable e-cigarettes

March 25, 2024 by euractiv.com

After Belgium, France seeks Commission’s green light to ban disposable e-cigarettes

The French, parliament reached an agreement on Thursday (21 March) to ban so-called ‘puffs’, single-use electronic cigarettes. The prohibition will be expected to come into force, at the end of September, according to Green MP Francesca Pasquini, who initiated the law. The text was widely adopted by the National Assembly in December and then ratified by the French Senate in February. The final stage was to convene a joint committee, bringing together members of parliament from both chambers. The committee reached a joint text without difficulty.


28.70% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 15.2 million current smokers in France.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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