Tobacconists in France are reportedly going to be selling bitcoin vouchers to the public from New Year.
A French security official was arrested last week on charges of selling state secrets and accepting bitcoin in return, local media sources say.
French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency as a way to incentivize participation from its international fans.
France, joined United States and Russia, is seeking the extradition of the alleged bitcoin money launder Alexander Vinnik.
France is about to offer relief to amateur cryptocurrency investors, after a ruling by the country's Council of State.
Cryptocurrencies are "an important item" on the agenda for next week's G20 summit, documents show.
The Autorite des Marches Financiers has extended its blacklist of non-compliant investment companies to include crypto businesses.
France's market regulator says crypto derivatives fall under MiFID II regulation and that they should not be electronically marketed.
France and Germany have called for the G-20 to discuss cooperative action on cryptocurrencies ahead of a summit next month.
The French minister of the economy has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations.