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Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14

[UK] Pet dog Suey killed after e-cigarette explosion in Birches Head home

A COUPLE had a lucky escape from a house fire - but lost their pet dog - after an e-cigarette exploded. John Walters and Carole Poulson escaped the blaze at their Birches Head home by climbing through a bedroom window.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:36

[UK] Northampton vet warning e-cigarettes are poisoning dogs after a 300 per cent rise in pets swallowing them

White Cross Vets, based in Weston Favell Shopping Centre in Northampton, is reporting a major increase in the number of cases it has treated so far this year. This is supported by figures from The Veterinary Poisons Information Service, which offers vet
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 11:46
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[UK] Increase in pets taken to vet with e-cigarette poisoning

Pet owners are being warned about the dangers of e-cigarettes as the number of dogs being taken to vets with poisoning increases. A 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months has been recorded by the Veterinary Poisons Information Serv
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 11:45

Warning to Milton Keynes pet owners as e-cigarette poisoning increases

The number of pet dogs being poisoned by e-cigarettes is significantly increasing according to White Cross Vets and figures from The Veterinary Poisons Information Service. Following the death of a puppy in Cornwall who bit into an e-cigarette refill, v
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 12:25

[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
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