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Class action proposal in French Ministry of Health's National Health Bill

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • France
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  • August 1 2014

French Minister of Health Marisol Touraine has recently proposed a new National Health Bill that, among other sweeping changes, would extend the

French biosimilar substitution measure raises concerns

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • France
  • -
  • April 17 2014

According to a news source, pharmaceutical companies that sell biological medicines in France were surprised when the government recently introduced

French Senate report calls for junk-food tax

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 31 2014

A French Senate Committee has issued a report, "Taxation and Public Health: Evaluation of Behavioral Taxation," urging lawmakers to implement a

French court upholds law easing restrictions on stem-cell research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
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  • August 15 2013

The French Constitutional Council has determined that a stem-cell research law approved by the National Assembly in July 2013 is constitutional, thus

Victoire for Nutella fans

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • November 16 2012

France’s National Assembly has reportedly rejected a proposed tax on palm oil that appeared to be a go earlier in the week

France publishes decree requiring nanomaterial reporting in 2013

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 15 2012

The French Ministry for Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transportation and Housing has reportedly published a final decree requiring manufacturers, importers and distributors of nanomaterials, in addition to research laboratories and “professional users,” to submit to authorities an annual declaration about the quantities and use of nanoparticle substances or nanomaterials placed on the French market

New soft drink tax takes effect in France

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • France
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  • January 13 2012

The Constitutional Council of France recently approved a tax on sweetened soft drinks to combat the health care-related costs of obesity

French food agency to broaden aspartame study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 8 2011

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has reportedly reassessed the nutritional benefits and risks of intense sweeteners, confirming that two new studies "provide no sufficient scientific basis for a toxicological re-evaluation of aspartame."