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Smokers trying to quit in France should not be offered vapes to help

Doctors should not offer e-cigarettes as a tobacco alternative due to lack of evidence as to the benefits and risks, says health authority People trying to stop smoking should not be recommended vaping as an alternative by their doctor, French health body le Haut Conseil de la santé publique (HCSP) has said, in a change...

France: Calling for ‘tobacco-free generation’, Macron boosts cancer research funds

Macron announced a 20% increase in funding over the next five years to combat a disease that remains the leading cause of death among French men and the second among women. The French president promised to expand awareness campaigns, step up cancer screening and improve support for patients coping with the long-term effects of cancer...