French Begin to Put Smoking Ban in Place
RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
Add France to that list. Beginning tomorrow, France joins several other European nations in banning smoking in public places. The French government adopted the ban after figures showed smoking was on the rise, and that an estimated 5,000 people a year die of secondhand smoke. Eleanor Beardsley reports.
ELEANOR BEARDSLEY: Unidentified Man: (French Spoken)
BEARDSLEY: For NPR News, I'm Eleanor Beardsley in Paris.
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