France Plans to Ban Disposables in Anti-Smoking Campaign

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France Plans to Ban Disposables in Anti-Smoking Campaign
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced plans to ban the sale of disposable e-cigarettes as part of the country's anti-smoking campaign.

According to French media RTL, during an interview on September 3rd with French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne, she announced plans to ban the sale of disposable e-cigarettes. The idea to prohibit such products was previously expressed by former Minister of Health François Braun in May last year.


Elizabeth Boone announced that this measure will be incorporated into the forthcoming national anti-smoking plan.


Elizabeth Boone has not disclosed the effective date of the ban. According to previous reports, French lawmakers submitted an e-cigarette prohibition bill on July 12th and plan to pass the law by the end of this year.


According to data from the Anti-Tobacco Alliance, disposable e-cigarette products are much cheaper than traditional cigarettes, with a maximum price difference of up to 10 euros. Thirteen percent of adolescents aged 13-16 have already tried using disposable e-cigarettes. Elizabeth Boone believes that these products are fostering harmful habits among young people, stating, "They are instilling bad habits in young individuals. This is their pathway to smoking."


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