Restaurant vouchers, tobacco, meat origins … what will change on March 1, 2022

The theft was committed by three individuals between the ages of 18 and 20 at Batabak in Rouen (Seine-Maritime) around 7 pm on Thursday, January 13, 2022.
The price of certain cigarettes will rise on March 1, 2022. (© Illustration / Adob ​​eStock)

New month, new changes. What do you expect from us in March after tolls, tobacco and electricity prices rise on February 1, 2022?

Extension of restaurant voucher ceiling

The system was scheduled to exit on Monday, February 28, 2022. Lastly, The meal voucher limit will not return to 19 euros, but will remain at 38 euros until June 30th... The same story about the possibility of using “restaurant” cards and tickets on weekends and public holidays.

The purpose of this extension, announced by the Ministry of Economy on February 23, is “to continue to support the restaurant sector and allow its owners to make the most of it.”

It should also be noted that employees holding a 2021 restaurant voucher may expire on February 28, 2022. Exchange for 2022 securities.. If you have any concerns, you must submit your request to your employer by March 15, 2022.

Evolution of tobacco prices

Bad news for some smokers, The price of a particular cigarette It will increase from March 1, 2022. Very few brands are affected. example:

  • Austin Fresh: A pack of 20 cigarettes costs between 14.40 and 14.50 euros, or +10 cents.
  • Maya (Green Spirit, 100% Green Tobacco Paper Filter, 100% Spirit Tobacco Paper Filter, Green Spirit Paper Filter): The price of a pack of 20 cigarettes will be 9.80 euros from the previous 9.70 euros.

When purchasing instead Rolling tobaccoMeanwhile, prices will be revised downwards. This is only true if you cut the news special to size L. Packets of 55 grams and 20 grams will go from € 25.3 and € 27.6 to € 25.2 and € 27.5, respectively.

A detailed list of price changes can be found on the French Customs website.

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Compulsory mention of the origin of meat

From March 1, 2022, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and company self-catering facilities will need to be on display Origin of meat What they serve.

5,000 meals were not delivered on Friday, February 25, 2022, after the central kitchen of Le Mans (Salt) was closed.
All of these meats served in school cafeterias, company cafeterias, hospitals, or restaurants are required to mention origin and breeding. (© ercansenkaya / Adob ​​eStock)

Since 2022 and the mad cow disease crisis, only beef has been affected by this obligation.In the future, the obligation will be extended to All meat of pork, chicken, mutton or lamb.. You also need to mention whether it is fresh, chilled, frozen, or frozen meat.

This text says, “It applies to meat purchased raw by restaurant owners, not to meat that has already been cooked or cooked. Obligations apply to countries of breeding and slaughter according to the example of European regulations. “It is related” and specifies the law published in this sense. Official newspaper January 27, 2022.

Automatic payment of divorce dependent allowance

From March 1, 2022 Dependent recovery is automated for divorces of people with children.. The system will then be extended to all other forms of isolation from January 2023.

Already after January 1, 2021, the National Family Allowance Fund (Cnaf) or Mutualitésociale agricolole (MSA) can act as an intermediary in the event of payment problems between separated parents.In France, about 300,000 child support payments will be unpaid Or irregular.

End of pass’sports

End the applause for this boost from the government: Sports passThis device, exclusively for young people under the age of 30 and adults with disabilities to assist in enrollment in sports clubs, should be shut down at the end of February 2022.

In total 5.4 million children aged 6 to 17 and about 200,000 adults with disabilities It was the target of this assistance.

Is it possible to extend aid after March 1, 2022? Unfortunately, it’s different. “Pass’Sports 2021 will end on February 28. The device is actually licensed under the financial law of 2022 on a scale of € 100 million,” said the Ministry of Sports. increase.

And during March?

  • End of voter registration

2022 presidential candidates by March 4 Introducing 500 people to run for election.. It will be too late after March 4th.

As of February 28, 2022 8 candidates Collected at least 500 signatures. They are Valerie Pécrès, Emmanuel Macron (who has not yet officially declared a candidate), Anne Hidalgo, Janic Jadot, Fabien Roussel, Jean Russell, Natalie Artaud and Jean Luc Melenchon.

  • Homosexuals are free to donate blood

“From now on, there will be no mention of your sexual orientation.”: From March 16, 2022 Homosexuals will be free to donate their blood without an abstention periodAs announced by the Ministry of Health in mid-January.

Since 1983 and the global AIDS epidemic, homosexuals are no longer allowed to donate blood. In 2016, they were re-incorporated among potential donors, provided they respected the abstinence period. It was a year from April 2020 until it was shortened to 4 months.

The massive blood drive will take place on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Accor Arena in Paris.
Homosexuals will soon be free to donate blood without waiting. (© Illustration / Adob ​​eStock)
  • Last payment of Macron bonus

Some have already received it, others can still touch it. Extraordinary purchasing power bonusIt may be paid until the end of March 2022 in accordance with the revised Financial Law of 2021, also known as the “Macron Bonus”.

It is the employer who directly sets the payment date between June 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022, and has notified the Ministry of Economy as follows: last summer. If you qualify for the Macron Bonus, but haven’t benefited from it yet, a great surprise could be waiting for you this month.

  • End of winter vacation

It started on November 1, 2021: Winter vacationThe period during which tenants who do not pay rent are suspended will end on March 31, 2022.

  • Switch to daylight saving time

At the end of the month, you will lose an hour of sleep, but you will be exposed to an hour of sunlight. From Saturday, March 26th to Sunday, March 27th, 2022, virtually Daylight saving time.. It’s 2:00 am and finally 3:00 am.

If rumors about the twice-yearly time change spread, there’s nothing new so far. Talks have begun in Europe, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, EU member states have not yet been able to determine this issue.

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