It's a habit that is costing France dearly.
More than 70,000 people die in the country each year from tobacco-related illnesses.
The government plans to change cigarette packets. They might soon have no branding and carry large health warnings.
France has often been seen as a paradise for smokers, in part because of the cafe culture. It's estimated that a quarter of the population smokes.
health warnings 健康警告
a quarter 四分之一