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[France] 'This is not a pipe': Magritte's 'Treachery of Images' beguiles Paris

A Paris exhibition of Belgian artist Rene Magritte's works hopes to explore the surrealist painter's interest in philosophy and how he translated it into his art.
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17

[France] Letting pupils smoke in school could save lives, heads claim

Head teachers in France want pupils to be allowed to smoke on sixth form college grounds to stop them gathering on pavements outside where they are at risk from terrorist attack. In practice, about half of all lycées, or sixth form colleges, have let pu
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:03

[France] TFWA event attracts record numbers

The TFWA World Exhibition and Conference will take place at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France, on October 2-7. ‘A total of 473 exhibitors, representing the industry’s most prestigious established brands as well as exciting new and on-trend brands
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 8, 2016 18:50

[France] World Exhibition & Conference - The Duty Free & Travel Retail Global Summit

A global showcase for premium brands? A worldwide workshop for an entire industry? A week-long networking opportunity? TFWA World Exhibition & Conference combines all three in a single, must-attend event for duty free and travel retail professionals every
TFWA - Tax Free World Association (fr)
added Sep 8, 2016 18:48

[France] Review: ‘Viktor’ Is Vintage Pina Bausch, Complete With Gravedigger

“Viktor,” a rarely seen 1986 work, which the Tanztheater Wuppertal is performing at the Théâtre du Châtelet....Couples try to kiss with faces skewed to the sides, as water is poured over their heads, or with cigarettes in the way. (Smoking, so ’80s, now l
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 01:49

[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
added Aug 30, 2016 02:09

[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

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

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

[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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