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[UK-Wales] Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff

Highly-trained sniffer dogs used to detect and tackle the illegal trade of tobacco will be on patrol more frequently across Wales thanks to a funding boost by the Welsh Government .Health Minister Mark Drakeford today announced that just over £7,000 wil
NewsWales (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:40

[Tennessee] Pets poisoned by e-cigarette liquids on rise

Pet Poison Helpline has encountered a sharp uptick in calls concerning cases of nicotine poisoning in pets that ingested e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine refill solution. Nicotine poses a serious threat of poisoning to dogs and cats and e-cigarettes back
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 9, 2014 15:05
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[UK] Councils urged to reject tobacco industry money

Anti-smoking campaigners have called on councils to rebuff industry influence after Hull City Council turned down an offer from Imperial Tobacco to fund sniffer dogs to track down counterfeit cigarettes. Hull City Council’s assistant head of public prot
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Sep 4, 2014 09:53

Hull City Council turns down Imperial Tobacco sniffer dogs offer

Public health officials in Hull have stood up to the powerful tobacco industry in the fight against counterfeit cigarettes. Imperial Tobacco offered to provide funding to Hull City Council for surveillance, test purchasing and tobacco detection dogs to
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:00

[UK] Super sniffer dogs seize over 64,000 illegal cigarettes in Salford

Illegal products with an estimated street value of around £28,770 were seized during inspection visits in Salford, Rochdale, Wigan, Manchester and Oldham. 64,660 illegal cigarettes and almost half a kilo of hand-rolling tobacco were seized in Salford.
Salford Online (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:18

[UK] Thousands of illegal cigarettes seized from Wirral shops after being uncovered by sniffer dogs

A large quantity of illegal tobacco products, including 16,680 cigarettes, were seized from two of the shops during the inspection visits, with a significant number found at one of the sites. The haul included a mix of so-called “cheap-whites” – which i
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:17

[UK-Wales] Newport sniffer dog Phoebe's £500,000 tobacco haul in May

She sniffed out £500,000 of illegal tobacco in one month alone and is a key part of the fight against the sale of tobacco to underage children. Springer spaniel Phoebe and her handler, Newport trading standards' Stuart Phillips, were visited by Welsh gov
BBC Online
added Aug 8, 2014 15:54

Video of fish smoking CIGARETTE sparks fury among animal lovers

The footage has been uploaded to viral site LiveLeak and Youtube and has drawn stinging criticism for its cruelty. It shows the fish - thought to be tropical and not one found in British waters - posed upright on a plank of wood on a boat with the lit c
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:11
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[UK] When I said I wanted smoked fish . . . Cruel fishermen force a fish to puff a CIGARETTE

* Group of men can be heard laughing as they film fish with cigarette in mouth * Fishermen accused of 'animal cruelty' after the video was posted online
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:24

Secondhand Smoke as Harmful to Pets as People

Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory problems in both animals, according to studies done at Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State Unive
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2014 12:05
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