Statistics from the Institut National de Prévention et d'Education pour la Santé show that 28.7 per cent of the population smoke, with much of the increase being amongst women.
Women aged between 45-65 years old have increased their tobacco use, from 16% to 22.5%, and this comes despite government efforts which included the banning of smoking in public places, such as cafes and restaurant.
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