Smoking - France’s National Public Health Agency has published a report today showing the number of smokers in France by region. According to the data the Ile-de-France is the region where people smoke the least with 21.3% of Parisians aged between 18 and 75 saying they smoke on a daily basis this is well below the national average of 26.9%. Amongst the regions with the most smokers are the Hauts-de-France (30.5%) and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (32.2%). There are 12.2 million smokers in France with smoking remaining the leading cause of mortality.


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Evening Update Wednesday 20 March

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019

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Evening Update Tuesday 19 March

A large demonstration was held by unions in Nice this morning to protest at the level of pensions and wages and the lack of purchasing power. ... Evening Update Tuesday 19 March Read More