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[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45
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LEONOWICZ: Why ‘Shadowhunters’ Star Katherine McNamara and Her Puppy Are Barking Out Against Secondhand Smoke

Katherine, the ever-doting dog parent and animal-lover, knows that pets are twice as likely to get cancer if their owners smoke... Katherine, the ever-doting dog parent and animal-lover, knows that pets are twice as likely to get cancer if their owners s
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 4, 2016 06:13
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[Washington] Dogs, cat die in Vancouver house fire caused by cigarettes

Three pets died in a fire that destroyed a manufactured home in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood Sunday....The fire was caused by a cigarette that was put out in a plastic trash can on the exterior deck, Lawry said.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added May 2, 2016 19:20
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[Florida] The effects of secondhand smoke on pets

It's a topic Pensacola veterinarian Dr. Laura Hall deals with often.... Hall said pets that live in homes with smokers often have coats stained with tobacco smoke residue. "The animals are full of smoke. You can bathe them ten times and the smell won't c
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[Cuba, Florida] ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[Cuba, USA] 2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

Mr. Riley, a rugged-looking 43-year-old Boston transplant, has used pigeons to carry his message before. For his 2013 piece “Trading With the Enemy,” he dispatched a small flock from Havana to Key West. Half of the birds smuggled back Cuban cigars attache
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[California] Smoking banned from San Francisco parks for animal health

The goal is to reduce cigarette butt litter and improve health conditions for park visitors, including furry and feathered friends, and water-dwelling wildlife. They said billions of cigarette butts flow into the San Francisco Bay annually and harm fish,
CBS
added Apr 27, 2016 18:19
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West Borneo locals kill macaques, shove cigarettes into their mouth and nose before posting photos on Facebook

We can only shake our heads and wonder how sick somebody would have to be to treat innocent animals in such a despicable manner – even after the animals were dead - and think it was funny. Last week, a person who went by the name Rama Dhan on Facebook po
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Apr 26, 2016 16:09
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[California] Health Highlights: April 25, 2016: San Francisco Bans Smoking in Parks to Protect Animals

Citing a health threat to animals, smoking has been banned in 65 parks by the East Bay Regional Park District in the San Francisco area. The move is meant to help keep the air clean and keep beaches, bays and wild lands free of cigarette butts that can
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2016 21:31
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[Florida] Lizards, snakes escape from tobacco shop after car crashes through storefront

The owner of the Smoke N Toke Lounge said a woman who was in the car with a child accidentally accelerated while reaching for something in her vehicle and went right through the storefront. The woman's vehicle struck several glass enclosures containing
WPLG Ch. 10 (Miami, FL)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:13
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