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  • France debates banning smoking on the silver screen
  • France debates banning smoking on the silver screen
    Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design (2017) ©
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France debates banning smoking on the silver screen

People may be turning away from smoking, but it still kills 75,000 people in France each year. While a French politician has proposed total censorship of smoking in French films, this bid to denormalise it, and counter its air of cool in French culture is being challenged.

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