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BAT and PMI share award

Scientists at Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco have received an award from the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) International Science Consortium. The award is in recognition of their contributions to the Adverse
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 22, 2017 19:44
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[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
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PETA International Science Consortium Awards Scientists for Adverse Outcome Pathway Development

The Consortium presented awards to: • A team of researchers at Selventa, Inc., British American Tobacco (BAT), and Philip Morris International (PMI) ***Selventa, PMI, and BAT generously donated their cash award back to the Consortium to support ongoing AO
PETA International Science Consortium
added Feb 13, 2017 18:34
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Desperate baboons feed on tobacco

With agricultural practice lacking concern for ecological balance, these Chocma monkeys are reaping revenge on farmers’ lack of regard for the environment as they have begun raiding tobacco fields in Hurungwe as they run out of food due to land clearing
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:56
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Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets

"If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time," said Dr. Carmela Stamper, who's with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Pets are also at risk from cigarette smoke resi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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Assisi Animal Health Shares Insights Regarding Protecting the Health of Companion Animals from Secondhand Smoke Exposure

For companion pet owners that use tobacco products, there are steps that should be taken to help protect animal health. Housekeeping. Steaming carpets, furniture, and curtains on a regular basis to remove the smoke that accumulates on these items will
Yahoo! Finance
added Jan 8, 2017 14:10
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[Africa, Asia] Chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes, soda and sweets at Iraqi zoo is set for a new life at Kenyan sanctuary... and he's even managed to quit smoking!

A chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes, fizzy drinks and sweets at an Iraqi zoo is set for a new life at a Kenyan sanctuary. Manno was separated from his mother shortly after birth and smuggled to the city of Dohuk in Iraqi Kurdistan where he was locked i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:21
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[Ireland] Irish vet on the damage that second-hand smoke has on your pet: ‘The smoker’s dog's lung tissue was nearly all black’

Wicklow veterinarian Dr Alan Rossiter said an exposure to second-hand smoking and the residual chemicals left behind by cigarette smoke can increase a pet’s risk of developing cancer, lung disease, heart disease and a host of other respiratory problems.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 7, 2016 01:19
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How smoking destroys your pet's health: Cats, dogs and even FISH exposed to secondhand smoke have significant risk of developing cancer

'If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time. 'Like children, dogs and cats spend a lot of time on or near the floor, where tobacco smoke residue concentrates in house du
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:20
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, UK] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes: How sniffer dogs uncover illicit trade

A BBC investigation has tracked how hundreds of millions of cigarettes made in one factory in Eastern Europe are being smuggled into the UK and sold illegally across the country. Smugglers buy the packs in Belarus for as little as 40p each then transport
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2016 02:34
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