France to ban smoking on beaches as part of 'anti-tobacco' plan

November 28, 2023 by thelocal.fr

France to ban smoking on beaches as part of 'anti-tobacco' plan

The French government has unveiled its new anti-smoking plan, which includes banning smoking on beaches and outside schools and hiking the price of cigarettes. France's public image is that of a smoky country and some of its biggest icons - from Serge Gainsbourg to Brigitte Bardot - are hard to picture without a cigarette in hand. In fact, smoking rates have been steadily declining in France for decades, but the government wants to help more people to quit and has launched a four-year 'plan anti-tabac'.


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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