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[France] Brain's nicotine receptors may be target for Alzheimer's treatment

While nicotine is not being suggested as a method for preventing Alzheimer's disease, blocking receptors in the brain that respond to the substance prevented memory loss linked to the condition in mice, suggesting them as a target for treatment. Nicotin
UPI
added Aug 30, 2016 02:09
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[France] No ifs, no butts: a ban on French smokers’ filter-flicking habit

In the past year, the city’s Socialist government has almost doubled fines from €35 to €68. About 30,000 public bins with special rims for extinguishing butts have been installed throughout the city. The government has even distributed tens of thousands
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 15:41
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REED: In France, smoking still has that certain je ne sais quoi

My gut tells me that my country’s own culture is partly to blame for this, as smoking in France is still very much associated with the arts and joyous debauchery, rather than fecklessness or a lack of self-control. And to explain this further, I’m afraid
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:22
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France considers ban on cigarettes that are 'too cool'

Four main cigarette companies - Seita, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, and JTI - have contacted France's prime minister seeking clarity on the potential new law, calling for an urgent meeting to clarify the details. The changes could well com
The Local France (fr)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:17
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[Europe] Smokers fume as France mulls ban on 'too cool' Gitanes and Gauloises

The ban, which could also cover the Lucky Strike, Marlboro Gold... is the logical conclusion of a new public health law – based on a European directive...Alarmed cigarette companies...demanding a meeting “given the seriousness and urgency of the situatio
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:09
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Vapers rejoice: The tide is turning towards e-cigarettes in France

France has become the latest country to issue official guidance in favour of e-cigarettes, suggesting they are an effective tool for smokers who are looking to reduce or replace tobacco. Tabac Info Service, run by government body Public Health France, sa
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26
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[France] French Vogue Brings Out the Stars at Paris’s Fashion Museum

Vanessa Paradis...The actress, wearing a gold jeweled tank top, then whipped out her tobacco and rolled two cigarettes...Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, the model and son of the actor Daniel Day-Lewis, stood in a corner with a friend while vaping intensively on a
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2016 14:30
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[France] In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) Art Won't Keep Michel Houellebecq Away From His Cigar

The smokers lounge reportedly “includes a bar and jukebox which will pay musical versions of 70 of his poems,” which is just the kind of the thing you want to hear when on a smoke break....will also feature ... MRI scans of the author’s brain. Good thing
ArtInfo (Louise Blouin Media)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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[France] Houellebecq lights up Paris with photography show—and a smoking room

The controversial French novelist Michel Houellebecq will be giving smokers a break in Paris next week; his new exhibition of photographs at the Palais de Tokyo (Rester Vivant, 23 June-11 September) includes a room for nicotine lovers. “It’s just me havi
The Art Newspaper (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:17
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[France] À La Civette Paris Tobacconist Celebrates 300th Anniversary

It first opened its doors in 1716, and this year it is celebrating its 300th anniversary. The name of the store is À La Civette, and you can find it at 157 rue Saint-Honoré. It's just across from the Louvre Museum as well as from the Palais-Royal—home th
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 18, 2016 18:28
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