Are there 2 million fewer smokers in France since the sharp rise in tobacco prices?

To affirm that the country has 2 million fewer smokers, the Minister of Health dates back to 2017, according to his cabinet. In the context of the vote on the 2023 budget and the social security financing bill (PLFSS), the government communicated in particular on “the indexation of taxation to the evolution of prices” tobacco. … Read more

Tobacco prices: is France already the European country that taxes cigarettes the most?

The Tax foundation, a Swiss NGO specializing in the analysis of tax policies, has looked into the issue of tobacco taxation across Europe. Thanks to data retrieved from the European Commission, she managed to draw up a ranking of the countries where the levels of taxation are the highest. If France is on the podium, … Read more