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No fur in Norway

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Norway's Oslo Fashion Week has banned the use of real fur in its runway shows. The Huffington Post reports: "General Manager of Oslo Fashion Week Paul Vasbotten said, 'It has been a very natural choice for us because we do not want [Oslo Fashion Week] to appear as an arena in which to promote products based on the treatment of animals [as] prohibited by animal welfare concerns in several countries.'" [Huffington Post]