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Cigarette company ignores 200K people asking them to stop testing on animals

Philip Morris recently came under fire after it was revealed that the company stuffed thousands of rats into tiny canisters and pumped tobacco smoke directly into their noses... According to a petition with nearly 200,000 signatures, "manufactu (National)
added May 19, 2015 08:45

[Ohio] Fire fueled by cigarette butts burns goose protecting eggs

A mother goose is recovering from serious burns after cigarette butts started a fire last week in her nest, but the eggs that she desperately tried to save will not hatch. ... Police are searching for whoever left the cigarettes. Canada geese are protecte
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2015 10:01

[UK] Clampdown on illegal tobacco as sniffer dog finds off licence stash

OFFICIALS have promised to come down hard on illegal tobacco traders after a sniffer dog found contraband in a hidden compartment in an off-licence. Judith Hedgley, Middlesbrough Council’s environmental health and Trading Standards manager and Edward Ku
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added May 15, 2015 09:35

[UK] NHS Fife joins local vets to highlight danger of passive smoking on animals

Albavet, which has surgeries in Kirkcaldy, Burntisland, Dalgety Bay and Dunfermline, is encouraging customers and visitors to sign up to the smoke-free homes pledge. By signing the pledge, participants commit themselves to keeping their homes completely
Fife Today (uk)
added May 13, 2015 11:45
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[Ohio] Cigarettes spark fire in goose's nest

A mother goose is recovering from serious burns after cigarette butts started a fire in her nest. Wildlife specialist Tim White told the Sandusky Register he and his daughter saw the fire smoldering Sunday outside his office building in Sandusky.
AP - Associated Press
added May 10, 2015 16:01

Bees prefer foods containing neonicotinoid pesticides

This work shows that bees cannot control their exposure to neonicotinoids in food and implies that treating flowering crops with IMD and TMX presents a sizeable hazard to foraging bees.
added Apr 23, 2015 09:36

Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees

such insecticidal use can pose a substantial risk to wild bees in agricultural landscapes, and the contribution of pesticides to the global decline of wild bees may have been underestimated. The lack of a significant response in honeybee colonies suggests
added Apr 23, 2015 09:35
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[UK] Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds

Bees have a preference for sugar solutions laced with the pesticides, scientists say, as a separate landmark field trial show neonicotinoids harm bee population
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 23, 2015 09:31

[Japan] Canine help you? Tourists from around the world flock to Tokyo tobacco shop where they are served by a cigarette-selling dog

A nondescript tobacco shop in a Tokyo neighbourhood has become an unlikely tourist attraction thanks to a four-legged shopkeeper who has become an online sensation. With millions of video views on the internet Shiba the dog uses his nose and paw to open
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:06
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[UK] Pipe-puffing dog is giving up smoking with his owner

Jasper, an 18-month-old King Charles Spaniel, kicks back every evening and pretends to puff away on a pipe with owner Padraic Sirr. But they have now been forced to give up the vice – after Padraic was diagnosed with diabetes.
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:23
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