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Thursday, 25 March 2010

Loi Evin – encore fou!

From a report in The Times: 18th March 2010. 

'French law drives country’s first television wine channel into exile
Adam Sage, Paris
Edonys has fallen foul of France's ban on promoting alcohol on television
You might think that French officials would have raised their glasses in celebration of a project to create the first Gallic television channel dedicated to wine.
Instead, they appear intent on driving the station into exile, possibly to Britain, after deciding that it will fall foul of the toughest laws on alcohol promotion outside the Muslim world. 

The story was also picked up here on

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